Adam is a writer and editor with local, regional and national credits. He has also worked in national and international broadcast media production and recently earned a certificate from the Eon Virtual Reality Innovation Academy for VR/AR development and 3D modelling. In 2018, he was selected to present an AR project funded by the National Science Foundation at the annual Advanced Technology Education Primary Investigators Conference in Washington, D.C.
He has twice presented at the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity and received a journalism fellowship from the American Independent Institute.
Adam has an MFA from the University of Iowa in Intermedia Art. He was a two-time All-American swimmer at Macalester College and was inducted into the Macalester Athletic Hall of Fame in 2010.