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John Clark

Education Background: 
M.A. University of Kentucky
B.A. University of Kentucky
Specialty Areas: 
Audio Production
Radio Studies
Network Communication
John Clark

John F. Clark is an Associate Professor, having previously served as Technology Coordinator for the College of Communications and Information for five years and as an adjunct professor in Telecommunications for seven years. Clark has extensive video production experience at University of Kentucky Television (UKTV), the Sports Video Department of the UK Athletic Association, as a free-lance videographer, and as a production assistant or associate producer on a number of other projects.
He is the co-host and co-producer, along with George Mason University Associate Professor Andy Finn, of the Finner and Clark Expedition on WEBR Radio Fairfax in Fairfax, Virginia. He is the faculty advisor for WRFL-FM 88.1 Mhz, the 7900 watt student-run radio station at the University of Kentucky, where he first went on the air in 1992, and is the host and producer of The Phantom Power Double Hour on Friday evenings from 6:00-8:00 PM. He is also the the faculty advisor for the Grehan Recording Group, and has produced and mixed multitrack recordings for hundreds of bands and solo artists over the years. He is a regular fixture at outdoor music events in the Bluegrass area, mixing live sound for bands in festival atmospheres. 
A multi-instrumentalist and vocalist since childhood, Clark is an avid musician, and was a member of the Lexington Singers for 18 years, performing regularly with the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra and at a number of other venues, including New York's Carnegie Hall. He is a member of the Lexington Jazz Arts Foundation, serving on the Board of Directors from 1997 to 2000 and from 2005 to the present. A tuxedo-clad Clark played bass on jazz standards with the Bill Fletcher Trio from 1995-98. In the mid-80s, he was a member of the nationally acclaimed original power pop group Velvet Elvis, and co-produced and mixed the well-received album “Fun and Trouble” on Hit-a-Note Records. In recent years, he has continued to play in original music bands Real Numbers and Bad Dad. During the years 1975 through 1982, Clark eked out a meager living playing music professionally.

Recent Publications

  • Clark, J.F. & Ryan, S. (April 2, 2004). Popularity Contest No Way to Lead WRFL. Kentucky Kernel, p. 4.
  • Clark, J.F. (2004, Spring). The Man Who Went to Prison for WRFL. RiFLe Magazine, pp. 22-24.
  • Clark, J.F. (2000, November). Wireless War. The Lane Report, pp. 30-32.
  • Clark, J.F. (2000, September). Next Step… Data. The Lane Report, pp. 26-27.
  • Clark, J.F. (2000, January). What the Future Holds… Chevy Chaser Magazine, pp. 11-13.
  • Clark, J.F. (1998). Light and Sound, Seeing and Listening. In R.S. Tannenbaum, Theoretical Foundations of Multimedia. (pp. 41-143). New York: Computer Science Press. (wfh)
  • Clark, J.F. (1998, July 9). Global Banks Look For Year 2000 Fix. The Kentucky Journal of Commerce and Industry, p. 3.
  • Clark, J.F. (1998, March). A Change in Practice. The Lane Report, pp. 44-46.

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