Mayeta Clark is an award winning filmmaker and journalist in Australia, where she works in long form TV — directing, producing and shooting for “Australian Story,” a prime time non narrated documentary program at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Prior to the ABC, Mayeta worked at ProPublica, where she won the 2019 Online News Association Award in Explanatory Reporting for multimedia work on gas drilling in West Virginia.
Her most significant work to date is the film Final Call, an investigation into the murder of Gayle Woodford, an outback nurse. As a result of Mayeta’s reporting, the state agency SafeWork SA reopened their investigation into Mrs. Woodford’s death.
Mayeta read Sanskrit, Indian philosophy and Anthropology at the University of Sydney. She holds graduate degrees in cinematography (Australian Film, Television & Radio School), and journalism (Columbia University, New York). Her films have been broadcast on the ABC and CBSN Originals, and screened at Docaviv, DOC NYC, Doc Utah and Darwin International Film Festival.