Tom Clark

Tom was born and brought up in Toronto, Canada, he is also bilingual too and speaks fluent French and English. Tom Clark spends his leisure time flying in his Floatplane located towards the North of Canada. He was born sometime in the 1950’s, while the exact year is not released to the public though. His parents were Joseph Adair Porter Clark and Patrica Grant, both from Toronto, Canada.

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Tom Clark while being a successful journalist himself, also comes from a family of journalists. His Great grandfather, Joseph Thomas Clark was the managing editor of the Toronto Star and Saturday Night. Tom's Grandfather, Joseph William Greig Clark was an RAF aviator and reporter for the Toronto Star.
Tom's father Joseph Adair Porter Clark was the founder, CEO and President of Canada News Wire.
Toms Great uncle Gregory Clark was an accredited writer and journalist with both the Toronto Star and the Toronto Telegram. Uncle James Murray Clark (Gregory Clarks son) was also a reporter with the Star.

It's certainly no surprise that Tom himself decided to go into journalism which he did by attending Carleton University to study journalism, but he eventually left to pursue a job offer available to him in Montreal, Canada. 

Personal Life

Journalism is what Tom really loved! Tom did his graduation in journalism at Carleton University and gave up for a news job at Montreal. Tom hails from a journalists family while his father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle were the most renowned journalists. With all these, Tom is an authentic pilot and often flies on the floatplane, for which he is licensed to fly. His great grandfather Mr. Joseph T. Clark worked as an editor for Saturday Night and also he was an editor of Toronto Star. Besides this, his dad also helped spearhead Canada News wire.


Tom Clark is a respectable and well-recognized journalists living at Canada. In his career, Tom has interviewed and conversed with many Prime Ministers during the election season. Besides this, Tom was the Chief in charge of the Bureau at Beijing during 1980’s and also he spent around 5 years time as a Bureau Chief at Washington D.C. During this period, Tom interviewed the prestigious president of America, Mr. George Bush. It was the first time, where an American President is being interviewed by a Canadian Channel.

Tom Clark has reported from 6 war zones, while most of his reports where from Afghanistan. Most importantly, Tom Clark is one of among the few journalists who witnessed the bombing terror campaign of Yugoslavia. Tom was there in Tiananmen Square while the Chinese army attack was made. Clark is a popular and well-known television journalist and also a co-anchor for CTV National News and also the anchor of Power Play – a political program broadcast program airing on CTV News Channel. Tom now works as the Chief Political Correspondent of Global News and as well he is an anchor of a political broadcasting titled The West Block.

Quick Facts
Date of Birth: 1950
Profession: Canadian television journalist
Employer: CTV National News
Birth Place: Canada
Wife: Janey Reid
Alma Mater: Upper Canada College
Nationality: Canadian
T.V. Show(s): The west Block, Power Play etc.
Marital Status: Married
Net Worth 2021: 3 million
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Last Modified: Jun 22 2020
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