Janet Clayton is senior vice president of corporate communications for Edison International and Southern California Edison. She leads internal and external communications, corporate and brand positioning, and philanthropic programs. Prior to joining Edison International, 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 its leadership team. She represented the largest news organization in the West during live television presidential and gubernatorial debates and public affairs news programs on CNN and MSNBC. She held numerous positions, including editor of the editorial pages, where she determined the Times’ official opinions on local, state, national and international issues. Clayton has received many accolades for excellence in her profession, including recognition as the editor of two Pulitzer Prize-winning series, one on chronic homelessness in Los Angeles and one on the dysfunctions of California state government. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Southern California.
Clayton was previously a member of the LA Committee.