Prue Clarke


Prue Clarke is an independent journalist, media development specialist and professor. She has reported from 40 countries and her work has appeared in the Washington Post, Foreign Policy, the Financial Times, The Guardian and on CNN, CBC, BBC and NPR. Prue was previously a reporter with the Financial Times New York bureau and a TV correspondent with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in Sydney and New York. She covered the World Trade Center attacks from Ground Zero for the ABC and the FT. Prue was the editor of BBC Media Action’s programs in Liberia during the 2014 Ebola crisis and also managed radio and capacity building projects in Sierra Leone and Nigeria. She had had had roles as a Visiting Associate Professor and Director of International Reporting at CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism. Prue’s reporting has earned many awards including a National Edward R. Murrow award and the U.N.’s World Gold Medal. Prue is the co-founder and executive director of New Narratives, an NGO supporting independent media in Africa. New Narratives reporters have won a string of honors including press freedom prizes from the Committee to Protect Journalists and Canadian Journalists for Free Expression. Their work has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian and the PBS NewsHour among others. Prue’s work with New Narratives won the 2014 Global Australian award for Social Innovation.

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