Mayeta Clark is an award-winning director, producer and cinematographer. She is currently a filmmaker and journalist at ProPublica.
Mayeta’s background is in journalism and observational documentary filmmaking. She is currently a filmmaker and journalist at ProPublica.
Prior to ProPublica, Mayeta worked in long-form TV current affairs - directing, producing and shooting for Australian Story, one of Australia’s leading prime time television programs.
Before TV, Mayeta travelled Australia and across the Pacific - from remote Aboriginal communities to the highlands of Papua New Guinea - producing video journalism and commissions for NGOs. She began her journalism career on the video desk at The New York Times.
Mayeta read Sanskrit, Indian philosophy and Anthropology at the University of Sydney. She studied cinematography at the Australian Film, Television & Radio School, and has a masters degree in broadcast journalism from Columbia University in New York.