Jeff Danziger was born in 1943. He has been a New Yorker and independent cartoonist for almost 25 years. He first served in the US army from 1967 to 1971 and took part in the Vietnam War. Then he began his career as a cartoonist in 1971 in a local Vermont newspaper which used to pay him 1$ per cartoon.
He also worked for Christian Science Monitor from 1987 to 1997. His caricatures are published in hundreds of newspapers all over the world (The New York Times, The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Toronto Globe, Mail, Le Monde, China Daily…) and magazines such as Newsweek, Forbes, The New Yorker, et Texas Observer.
Currently, he draws from 6 to 10 cartoons by week about a great number of controversial topics. His favourite themes are electoral fraud, politicians and international relations. Jeff Danziger represents very well the American school talent and he managed to develop an outstanding type of editorial and graphical style.
He received the Thomas Nast Prize in 2008, the “Herblock” Prize in 2006 and he was awarded the “Overseas Press Award” in 1993.