Joe Proudman


Position Title
Associate Director for Communications

  • CLEAR Center
  • Department of Animal Science
  • UC Davis

Joe Proudman oversees outreach for the CLEAR Center at UC Davis. 

Joe came to UC Davis in August 2012 as a multimedia specialist after working several years in journalism as a reporter, editor and photographer. He is originally from California’s Central Valley. He attended West Hills Community College before transferring to San Jose State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in photography, while also heavily involved in the journalism department.

From there, Joe ventured to New York City where he earned a master’s degree in digital media journalism from the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. While in Manhattan, Joe interned at The New York Times on the Lens Blog. After Columbia, Joe interned at the Star-Ledger in New Jersey and worked as sports editor of the Tahoe Daily Tribune.

In the CLEAR Center, Joe is committed to helping animal agriculture become more sustainable through communications. His goal is to help everyone understand how livestock impact planet and human health.