Adam is an Iraqi-Australian editor, writer and photographer. His work has appeared in the New York Times, and internationally through GQ, Vogue, Esquire, CNN and Rolling Stone.
In 2018, Adam became the editor-in-chief of GQ Middle East, launching the print and digital title as GQ’s youngest-ever editor. The magazine’s first three issues received more than 25 million impressions, including an appearance on The Tonight Show.
In his prior role as a New York Times Australia correspondent, Adam reported on stories including the historic trial against Catholic cardinal George Pell, and Australia’s legalisation of same-sex marriage.
He's made appearances on Sky News UK, MTV and ABC Radio. He hosted The Roots of Style, a mini-series produced by Australian GQ.
Adam was awarded Young Writer of the Year at the 2017 Publish Awards, for his reporting from Pyongyang, New York and Parliament House.
Adam has filed stories from North Korea, Iraq, Colombia, the US and the UK. He’s currently based in Dubai.