Tom Clemens

About the author

Tom is a seasoned journalist with a profound interest in science and technology. Throughout his career he has covered the U.S. Space program, advances in aeronautics and applied sciences. He has worked and voice talent for several documentaries and instructional videos for clients such as NASA, the Smithsonian Institution and Lockheed Martin. Tom has worked with The Voice of America, CNN, Turner, TNT and NBC Universal; currently he works as Executive Producer of digital features for several networks in the United States, Latin America and Europe. He has a degree in Broadcast Journalism.

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