Chris Clarke on Muck Rack

Chris Clarke

Joshua Tree
Covers:  science, environment, sonoran desert, politics, endangered species, desert conservation, mojave desert, renewable energy, southern california, california
Doesn't Cover: high-end tourism

California Desert Program Manager, National Parks Conservation Association. Opinions expressed here are my own.

What was your first job as a journalist?

I started out in 1989 as a volunteer writer for monthly newsletter of the Ecology Center in Berkeley, CA. Started as editor there in 1992.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, but I abandoned them for word processing in the early 1980s.

How is social media changing news?

Making it faster, more democratic, more prone to rumor

Awards

Los Angeles Press Club Award

2012 - Advocacy Journalism
Tied for Third Place for a series on the environmental issues facing the California deserts