D J Clark specialises in short form multimedia journalism both as a practitioner and trainer. He has worked with media organisations across the world training staff and developing workflows to enable journalists to produce content for multiple platforms.
DJ is a contract multimedia reporter for China Daily, Director of Multimedia Journalism at the Asia Center for Journalism and Course leader on the MA International Multimedia Journalism at Beijing Foreign Studies University (in collaboration with the University of Bolton, UK). He also researches and writes about visual journalism as a vehicle for social change, the subject that drives both his journalistic and academic work. DJ is part of the core training team of World Press Photo and runs multimedia journalism workshops throughout the world. In 2008 he gave a speech at the World Press Photo Awards on the growth of Majority World Photojournalism based on a PhD he completed in 2009 at the University of Durham that focused on photojournalism as a tool for social change in the Developing World.
Starting his career in 1988 DJ worked first as a photojournalist before moving into video journalism and later to multimedia journalism. Over the last 23 years he has covered stories all over the world for leading newspapers, magazines, news agencies and TV stations. In 2006 he moved permanently to China where he is now based covering news throughout Asia and Africa.