Role: Reportage Judge
Andy Clark began his career with The Canadian Press news agency as a copyboy in 1970. Working his way up through the ranks he became a staff photographer, in 1974, transferring to the Ottawa bureau covering Parliament Hill. In 1978 Andy left CP to join the staff of the newspaper The Hamilton Spectator. Later that same year he returned to news agency work signing on with United Press Canada based in Vancouver and then again in Ottawa. In 1985 Mr. Clark briefly joined the newly created Reuters News Pictures operation before being offered and accepting a position as Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney’s official photographer. In 1987 Andy re-joined Reuters and has been based in Brussels, Belgium, London, England, Toronto and Vancouver. Mr. Clark left Reuters after 27 years in 2014. Andy has traveled extensively throughout the world covering global sporting events and news stories including famines, disasters, the first Gulf War and conflicts in the Balkans.