James Clark is the Deputy Editor of Task & Purpose and has been with the publication since 2015. He is an Afghanistan War veteran and served in the Marine Corps as a combat correspondent. James is responsible for overseeing the daily news coverage of the editorial team, assigning stories, approving pitches, editing, and ensuring stories published on the site meet Task & Purpose’s editorial standards and the audience’s needs.
- Expertise in culture writing and personality-driven features on issues and topics of interest and importance to the military and veteran community.
- Built Task & Purpose’s coverage of entertainment from the ground up and led the conversation about military and veteran representation in pop culture.
- Has covered the military as a civilian journalist since 2015, in addition to four years as a military reporter in the Marine Corps.