Clay Johnson is an award-winning documentary producer, writer and journalist based in Raleigh, North Carolina. His work has been recognized with an Alfred I DuPont Award from the Columbia School of Journalism, a national Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists and eight Emmy Awards. Clay is also a contributing producer for PBS North Carolina, a statewide PBS network.

Clay’s latest work is “Moment of Truth”, a five part documentary series on the murder of Michael Jordan’s father in 1993 and the investigation and trial that followed.  Clay produced the doc series for Capitol Broadcasting Company in collaboration with Bow and Arrow Entertainment in Los Angeles. The series streams on Amazon Prime and Amazon’s IMDb channel https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13734570/?ref_=ttep_ep_tt


  After graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in broadcast journalism, Clay began his career in radio news and then worked as a television news reporter and producer at network-affiliated stations in the Carolinas. He was later a gubernatorial deputy press secretary working as a spokesperson, media communication consultant and speechwriter.

Clay was also a writer and field producer on two nationally syndicated PBS travel series. He’s also produced a wide-variety of award winning videos for select clients. He was appointed as an adjunct faculty member at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy where he taught a class in television journalism for nine years. Clay is a member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Society of Professional Journalists and volunteers as a member of two civic advisory boards in his local community.