Jay L. Clendenin

Jay L. Clendenin joined The Los Angeles Times as a staff photographer in October 2007. Clendenin has focused his attention in Los Angeles on portraiture, working mostly with the Calendar section covering Hollywood. A graduate of San Jose State University with a degree in journalism, Clendenin started his first newspaper job at the Hartford Courant in Connecticut. He spent nine years on the East Coast documenting politics, taking portraits, and chasing human-interest stories, primarily for the news magazines TIME, Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report. A native of California who grew up in the San Fernando Valley, Clendenin greeted the opportunity to move to the warm beaches of the South Bay with open arms

Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Jay L. Clendenin

May 32019


Los Angeles Times photographers discuss the challenges of covering the West Coast on multiple fronts – the crisis on the Mexico border, the devastating California wildfires, the increasing homeless population in the Los Angeles area and the Hollywood Industry.

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