Zoe Clark

Zoe Clark

Political Director and Interim General Manager, Michigan Radio

Zoe Clark is Michigan Radio (NPR)’s Political Director and the Interim General Manager. In this role, Clark guides coverage of the State Capitol, elections, and policy debates.

Clark’s passion for understanding and explaining politics led Michigan Radio to create her position in 2022 for the first time in station history. She is the Co-host of the radio program and podcast “It’s Just Politics” with Michigan Public Network’s Senior Capitol Correspondent Rick Pluta.

Previously, she was the station’s Program Director and the Founder and former Executive Producer of Stateside.

Clark is an award-winning journalist, including the prestigious Peabody, for overseeing Michigan Radio’s first nationally distributed podcast, “Believed.” She regularly appears on the public television program Off the Record and offers political analysis on NPR, BBC, PBS, and CNN.

Clark earned Communication Studies and Political Science degrees from the University of Michigan.