Alex Clark

Video Journalist

Alex Clark is a video journalist and filmmaker covering the intersections of science, race, and media. His recent work includes co-producing the feature PBS NOVA film “Crypto Decoded” (2022).

Previously Alex produced and hosted Vox’s Emmy-nominated series “Glad You Asked” and the NOVA Education series “Misinformation Nation,” which helps teens identify and combat misinformation.

Alex holds an M.S. from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where he teaches video journalism. He is an organizer with Video Consortium, a nonprofit organization of thousands of nonfiction filmmakers.

Participating Sessions

The Future (Disappearance?) of Digital Abundance

NFTs and digital currency were once celebrated as offering a futuristic, if barely understood, path forward, both for countless people trying to get rich and for content creators including filmmakers and journalists. Creators saw a way for their followers to support their work, often through the purchase of NFTs, creating a kind of membership base to fund their work. The collapse of cryptocurrency erased $2 trillion in wealth, 80 percent...