«Class of 2010

Krissy Clark

contributing producer, American RadioWorks, American Public Media, San Francisco

Project: Geographically aware journalism. Creating and sharing tools that journalists can use to harness geospatial mapping technology to provide a greater sense of place.

Clark was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She graduated cum laude with honors with a bachelor’s degree from Yale University. In 1999, she started her journalism career as a producer and reporter for KPFA Radio in Berkeley, CA. She became a reporter for the National Radio Project in Oakland, CA in 2000. From 2001-2003, she was a reporter, and later acting managing-producer for Radio High Country News in Colorado. In 2004, she moved to Arkansas to report and host the local Morning Edition for NPR affiliate KUAR-FM 89. Later that year, she moved back to California to help create a new show for American Public Media, called Weekend America, where she was a reporter and Western editor until early 2009. She then joined APM’s documentary unit, American RadioWorks, as a producer. Her features and documentaries have also aired on Marketplace, NPR’s Day to Day, and the BBC. She has received awards for stories she has reported and edited, including a National Federation of Community Broadcasters Golden Reel Award, a Public Radio News Directors Award, and a regional Edward R. Murrow Award. In 2009, she was a finalist for a Third Coast International Audio Festival Award, one of the highest honors in public radio.

Information on this page is from the fellowship year.