Bio

A. Adam Glenn is an award-winning journalist, media consultant and faculty member at the Graduate School of Journalism of the City University of New York. During the last 30-plus years, has worked in newspaper, magazine and online newsrooms such as ABCNews.com in Washington, D.C. and New York. An online pioneer since the 1990s, he has spent the last decade focused on community, engagement and social media. His consulting clients have included the United Nations, non-profit and charitable organizations, news publishers and journalism think tanks. He has conducted many trainings, and previously served on the faculty at New York University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where he was also managing editor for its Carnegie-Knight News21 newsroom incubator project. Adam has won numerous fellowships and grants, including the Knight Foundation's News Challenge Award, fellowships at the National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control, as well as an Ford Environmental Journalism Fellowship from International Center for Journalists, which he served in India. An long-time specialist in environmental news, he is on the editorial advisory board for the Society of Environmental Journalists, and edits the organization's quarterly SEJournal. He also currently manages AdaptNY, an experimental climate adaptation news project in New York, and has presented widely on the project. He holds a Master of Arts degree in international policy from the Fletcher School of International Law and Diplomacy, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Boston University. He lives in the Lower Hudson Valley outside New York City.

Project Summary

I am developing a proposal to bring together community media, stakeholders and experts in major urban areas of developing nations to take part in workshops that would brainstorm collaborative solutions for adapting to local climate change impacts.