• Tjeerd Royaards

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    Tjeerd Royaards

    Cartoon Editor

    Tjeerd Royaards is a Dutch editorial cartoonist living in Amsterdam. He has worked as a cartoonist for over ten years, ever since getting a master's degree in Political Science at the University of Amsterdam.

    His work has appeared in Dutch dailies NRC Next, De Pers and De Volkskrant, Germannewspapers Handelsblatt and Hannoversche Allgemeine, Swiss weekly Weltwoche, French weekly Courrier International and Presseurop.

    In 2010, Tjeerd received a Citation for Excellence in the United Nations Political Cartoon Award, and in 2014, he won 2nd prize at Press Cartoon Europe.

    Tjeerd is Editor-in-Chief of Cartoon Movement, a global platform for editorial cartoons and comics journalism. He is also on the Board of Advisors of Cartoonists Rights Network International and a member of Cartooning for Peace.