Kimberly Adams covers politics and general news for Marketplace from the Washington, D.C. Bureau.

Before moving to D.C., Kimberly reported on the political, social and economic upheaval in Egypt following the Arab Spring as a freelance journalist based in Cairo. Her work aired on multiple networks in the U.S., Canada, UK, Ireland, Germany, Hong Kong and elsewhere. While reporting in Cairo, she received awards from the National Association of Black Journalists, the Religion Communicators Council, and the Association for Women in Communication. She was also competitively selected for the International Women’s Media Foundation “Great Lakes” Reporting fellowship to Uganda, where she reported on environmental, economic and LGBT issues.

Prior to freelancing, Kimberly worked as a producer for NPR from the D.C. headquarters, covering politics, arts, culture, and breaking news. She began as assistant to Senior News Analyst Daniel Schorr, working with him until he passed away. At NPR, she also produced for Weekend Edition and the Washington Political Unit. In 2011, Kimberly was competitively selected for NPR's reporter training program, during which she reported for WBUR in Boston.

Kimberly holds degrees in journalism and political science from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a graduate diploma in political science from the American University in Cairo.



Features by Kimberly Adams

The link between Russian's military and sanctions

France has sanctions against Russia, but they are coordinating on fighting ISIS.
Posted In: Russia, France, sanctions

Pope highlights poverty, climate change on Africa trip

Pope Francis is visiting Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic.
Posted In: pope francis, Africa, Kenya, corruption, climate change
A Ghost drone by EHang is displayed at the 2015 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Jan. 8, 2015. The Ghost can be piloted by a smartphone without a remote control and only needs one click to take off, return and land.

FAA working towards drone rules ahead of holidays

Recommendations would require registration for recreational drone owners.
Posted In: drones, FAA, holiday, shopping

Pfizer and Allergan agree to $160 billion "inversion"

The deal would create the largest pharmaceutical company in the world.
Posted In: Pfizer, Allergan, inversions, corporate tax
Congress passed a bill this week that opened up the future of mining in space.

Asteroid mining not so far in the future

Congress recently passed a bill setting out guidelines for mining in space.
Posted In: space, Congress, mining, asteroid

Obama threatens veto on new refugee requirements

The legislation calls for increased scrutiny of Syrian and Iraqi refugees.
Posted In: refugees, Europe, syria, Congress

Governors question refugee security checks

Governors cite security screening concerns in their rejection of more refugees.
Posted In: migrants, refugees, Europe, syria
Police officers patrol along a new border fence at the Hungarian-Croatian border near Zakany on October 17, 2015. Croatia announced that it would divert migrants to Slovenia after Hungary said it would close the border with its fellow EU member.

Paris attacks renew scrutiny of Europe's open borders

Many are calling for an end to the free flow of people and goods in Europe.
Posted In: Paris attacks, migrant crisis, supply chain, Europe
 A group of Syrian migrants who have just crossed the border with Macedonia dance as they wait to catch a bus that will take them to a registration center in the village of Miratovac on October 27, 2015 in Preshevo, Serbia. Meanwhile, in the United States

Some states withdraw welcome mat for Syrian refugees

Several governors said they don't want Syrian refugees settled in their states.
Posted In: migrant crisis, syrian refugees, states, Immigration
A pedestrian walks by a Sprint store in San Francisco, California.

Your credit score might be costing more than you think

Sprint recently settled for almost $3 million related to "risk-based pricing"
Posted In: FTC, credit report, credit score, Sprint


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