Ashley Clarke is a multiplatform journalist who believes that journalism can be used as a tool to connect people from all walks of life. She is a proud Baltimore native and currently an audience engagement editor at The Center for Public Integrity. She has previously worked at NBC4 in Washington, D.C. where she held various positions including production assistant and weekend assignment editor. Ashley holds a B.A. Hons degree (First Class) in Film Studies and American History from the University of Sussex. She has a strong passion for education reform and initiatives to end poverty. She is also passionate about social justice and the role of media in society.
Ashley is an experienced moderator of panels and Q&A’s and has been featured as a speaker at a variety of events and universities. She has a broad range of film knowledge and has curated film series for NYU, BAM, the Museum of Modern Art and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture among others. She is the author of Facing Blackness: Media and Minstrelsy in Spike Lee’s Bamboozled (The Critical Press, 2015) and has contributed writing to numerous publications including The New York Times, Vulture, 4Columns, Sight & Sound, Reverse Shot and Village Voice.
Dr. Clarke is affiliated with Aultman Hospital and Mercy Medical Center. She has 22 years of experience and has a patient satisfaction rating of 2.9 out of 5. Patients like her because she is thorough, explains conditions clearly, and takes time to answer questions. Ashley Clarke