Tjeerd Royaards is an award-winning Dutch editorial cartoonist living in Amsterdam. He has worked as a cartoonist since 2005, ever since getting a master's degree in Political Science at the University of Amsterdam. He has worked for Dutch newspaper NRC between 2018 and 2020 and currently works for Dutch newspaper Trouw.
Internationally, his work has been published by the New York Times, BBC, CNN, the Guardian, Der Spiegel, Le Monde, Courrier International, France 24, Internazionale, Politico Europe, and many others.
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.
2019 - Evens Journalism Prize - Awarded to Cartoon Movement
2018 - 1st Prize - Inktspotprijs - Best Dutch political cartoon
2018 - Award of Excellence - Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom
2016 - 3rd Prize - Una Vignetta per l'Europa
2014 - 2nd Prize - Press Cartoon Europe
2010 - Citation for Excellence - United Nations Political Cartoon Award
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