Stephen E. Clark
Stephen E. Clark has built several publishing ventures over the course of his 35-year career. His record, as both an owner and developer, reflects a broad skill-set and strong grasp of today's revolution in publishing.
He is currently focused on the publishing brands of Newbridge Media in which he is a shareholder. He reports to a team of directors and advisors.
Mr. Clark founded Newbridge Media in Fort Lee, NJ, in 2002, a year after he sold his seven weekly newspapers (Bergen County Newspapers, Inc.), to Macromedia, holding company of The Bergen Record, Hackensack, NJ. He founded BCN in 1994 and sold the company in July 2001.
Since then he built and managed The Ten Leaders Cooperative, a qualified promotional cooperative of experienced professionals. And he founded, also in 2002, Digital Press International (dpi.com), an independent news service.
Today Newbridge Media's primary offices are located in Charlottesville, VA, with contributors and staffers located in Park Ridge, NJ, Dallas, TX, San Francisco, CA, and Sterling, VA.
A native of Washington, D.C., Mr. Clark was previously a staff writer in New York focusing on funds management and pensions for Institutional Investor magazine (1986-1992). Later he worked for Thomson Financial Services (1992-1996) in journalism and media-development capacities, also in New York. As product manager for TFS, he designed, launched and managed BondData-Corporate Service in 1992 for Thomson unit Technical Data, Boston. In 1999, as BCN publisher, he co-founded Guardian Digital and helped launch its news site, linuxsecurity.com; he sold his interest to BCN IT administrator Dave Wreski the following year.
He began his career as a reporter for The Savannah (Ga.) Morning News (1981-1984) and for The Daily Journal newspaper of Caracas, Venezuela (1984-1986). He has a B.A. from Tulane in History & Latin American Studies. He is fluent in Spanish. He is a member of The Spalding Gray Society. He and his wife Virginia live in Reston. They have four grown children.