Adam Thomas

Director, European Journalism Centre


Adam Thomas is an award-winning journalism and technology leader. In his previous role as Chief Product Officer at Storyful, he was responsible for the vision and delivery of over 20 innovative journalism products to 150 of the world’s biggest media organisations. Adam joined Storyful in July 2013 as director of Business Development. The company was acquired by News Corp in December 2013, and has grown from 27 people to over 120 in New York, Hong Kong, London, Sydney and Dublin.

Previously, he was Head of Communications at the international nonprofit Sourcefabric, where he managed communications strategy and community growth. Adam has worked on media development projects in over 50 countries worldwide. His teams and projects have won an INMA Global Innovation Award, the African News Innovation Challenge, a Guardian Digital Innovation Award (Best Technology for Social Change) and a Knight-Batten Innovations in Journalism Award. He tweets at @datatheism.

24 November 2020

Data Journalism: <br />Build Trust in Media

6 October 2020

Innovative Storytelling: Audience First

7 October 2019

A New Era for Climate Change Reporting

3 December 2018

Journalism Reloaded: the Network Effect

15 October 2018

Local News & Community Engagement

25 June 2018

Powering Journalism with Design

2 November 2017

The Future of News is Community

11 September 2017

Methods and Tools for Digital Journalism

29 June 2017

Truth, Tech & Community: Building Bridges to Foster Journalism Innovation

4 December 2017

A Year is a Long Time in Politics

23 May 2017

Spotlight on the Mediterranean

6 February 2017

Covering Elections - A Global Perspective

13 December 2016

Emotions and Digital Storytelling