Janet Clayton, Edison International

TITLE: Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications

FUNDING AREAS: STEM education, arts education, college access, environment, technology access, veteran workforce development, emergency preparedness

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PROFILE: Janet Clayton is Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications for Edison International. Her role includes leading the company's philanthropic programs. Clayton's bio on Edison International's website shares:

Janet Clayton is senior vice president of corporate communications for Southern California Edison and its parent company Edison International. She leads internal and external communications, corporate and brand positioning, and community relations and philanthropic programs.

Prior to joining Edison, Clayton was president of ThinkCure, a community-based nonprofit that raises funds for cancer research and is the official charity of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Prior to ThinkCure, Clayton had a distinguished career at the Los Angeles Times as a key member of the newspaper's leadership team. She held numerous positions, including editor of the editorial pages, where she determined the Times' official opinions, and California section editor, where she managed the largest news staff at the newspaper.

Clayton has received many accolades for excellence in her profession, including recognition as the editor of two Pulitzer Prize-winning series. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Southern California.