Jerry Zezima, 2014-16 president
The Stamford (Conn.) Advocate
Jerry Zezima, humor columnist for The Stamford Advocate in Connecticut, is syndicated by the Tribune News Service. Zezima is the author of three books: Leave It to Boomer: A Look at Life, Love and Parenthood by the Very Model of the Modern Middle-Age Man, The Empty Nest Chronicles: How to Have Fun (and Stop Annoying Your Spouse) After the Kids Move Out, and Grandfather Knows Best: A Geezer’s Guide to Life, Immaturity, and Learning How to Change Diapers All Over Again.
As a chilling example of just how low journalistic standards have sunk in this country, Zezima has earned many honors, including seven Excellence in Journalism Awards for Humorous Writing from the Society of the Silurians, which is based in New York City and is the oldest press club in the United States. He also has won six humor writing awards from the NSNC. Zezima is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and has written for such magazines as Reader’s Digest and Family Circle. A popular public speaker who has been a faculty member and twice Humor Writer of the Month at the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop, he also has written and recorded humorous commentaries for radio and television, including CBS News Sunday Morning. He even has a blog.
Zezima lives on Long Island, N.Y., with his wife, Sue. They have two daughters, one granddaughter and many creditors. Zezima has no interesting hobbies.