He is one of the leading Baltimore TV reporters on major issues, such as gas prices and the energy crisis, port security and witness intimidation. His investigative journalism has exposed an abnormal frequency of police-involved auto accidents in Baltimore, staffing shortages that have placed officers and inmates in danger at some Maryland Correctional Institutions and he continues to dig up new information and search for the truth concerning the unresolved death of federal prosecutor Jonathan Luna.
In 2006, The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences named Adam “Best Live Reporter” in the Mid-Atlantic Region. He holds another local Emmy Award for an undercover investigation that exposed the driving habits of teenagers.
Prior to arriving in Baltimore, Adam worked at WHAS-TV in Louisville, Ky. and WAAY-TV in Huntsville, Ala. While in Louisville, the Associated Press – Kentucky chapter named him Best Reporter. He was also awarded by a non-profit animal welfare organization for an undercover investigation that exposed abusive behavior at an animal shelter. In Alabama he was honored for his coverage of the 2000 Presidential election, as he reported live from the George W. Bush election night party in Austin, Texas.
Adam started his career in broadcast journalism at KBJR-TV in Duluth, Minn. The Minnesota native attended the University of Minnesota where he majored in communications and minored in history.
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A huge honor for a young man from Baltimore. Hard work and dedication pay off when he gets a surprise from President Obama.
It’s the final chapter in a brazen scheme to steal part of history. Millions of dollars’ worth of political collectables are now back with their rightful owners.
A family tragedy leaves neighbors shocked. Police say a father killed his wife and stepdaughter; a teenage boy escaped just in time.
It’s still a ways out, but the governor’s race is heating up as candidates begin throwing their names in the ring.
A woman remains in critical condition after being shot by Baltimore County Police. Officers were responding to a call about a suspicious person when they say she pulled out a handgun and began waving it around.
It’s a growing problem in Maryland and across the country. Drivers who get on the road going the wrong way causing horrendous head-on car crashes. WJZ investigates a problem so bad the National Transportation Safety Board is taking action.
The problems just keep coming for the government of Anne Arundel County. A convicted executive, hidden cameras and now another turnover in police leadership.
After months of debating gun rights and regulations, a new controversy in Maryland. Anne Arundel County took a bold step, allowing citizens to carry Tasers and stun guns.
Excitement builds for Preakness and the Derby-winning horse with strong ties to Maryland. Orb’s sire—or father—grew up in Maryland and now the horse’s bloodline grows in Baltimore County.
The fastest two minutes in sports ends with a Maryland victory. A Baltimore County man owns the winning colt in the Kentucky Derby.
The investigation into a police pursuit that resulted in gunfire and a crash takes an unpredicted twist. The Harford County Sheriff’s deputy involved in the incident now faces a reckless endangerment charge.
Tough new regulations are about to hit cosmetic surgery centers. They’re aimed at protecting Marylanders after a woman died after getting liposuction.