A. Adam Glenn is an award-winning journalist and digital media consultant who has reported, edited, and managed newsrooms in Washington, D.C. and New York for 35 years.
An online pioneer since the 1990s and a former senior producer for ABCNews.com, Adam has worked for the last decade as an independent consultant specializing in social media and community journalism, advising news organizations, educational institutes, governmental agencies, and non-profits.
He is a long-time trainer and educator, serving on the CUNY faculty since 2010, and joining the Hunter College journalism faculty as distinguished lecturer in Fall 2017. He previously taught at Columbia University Graduate Journalism School and NYU’s Carter Journalism Institute.
Adam has specialized in environmental issues since early in his career. He is currently editor of AdaptNY, an experimental digital news service covering how New York is adapting to climate change. The project was the subject of extensive media attention in 2016 for the Harlem Heat Project, a community journalism/citizen science initiative in partnership with WNYC Radio.
Glenn also edits “Reporting on Climate Adaptation,” a guide to resources, issues and news on how to cover preparations for climate change risks. In addition, he is editor of the SEJournal, the weekly digital news magazine of the Society of Environmental Journalists.
Adam has received many awards over the years, most recently a 2015 Public Policy Fellowship at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C.. He previously won a Knight News Challenge grant in 2007-08 and taught on fellowship in India in 2002.
Adam holds a mid-career Masters in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy at Tufts University in Medford, Mass., and a B.S. in Journalism from Boston University School of Communication. He lives with his daughter in Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.