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From television documentaries, current affairs shows, video packages to op-ed articles, Adama's work has been featured on TRT World, Al Jazeera, Afropean, Amaka Studio, the Huffington Post, Black Ballad, Amaliah, the New Arab, Sisters Magazine and the Islam Channel, some of which are featured in this portfolio. Adama, who is of British-Sierra Leonean heritage, aims to amplify the intersectional relationship between Islam and the African diaspora, African diaspora cultures, pan-Africanism, gender, and issues facing Muslim communities. A 2020 FIPP & UPM Rising Stars in Media winner, she was nominated for a Media and Cultural Awareness Award at the 2020 British Muslim Awards, where she received a High Commendation Award. She was previously shortlisted for the Rising Star in Media Award at the 2018 British Muslim Awards. She currently works as a digital and news producer for 24-hour international news channel TRT World, reporting on Black cultural discourse, racial discrimination and social media trends, and is a part of the founding team for Amaka Studio, a new multimedia online publication focusing on pan-African womanhood. She has a Masters degree in Middle East in global politics and a Bachelor of Arts honours degree in History from the University of London. Adama is currently working on a cultural multimedia series focusing on Turkey and the African Diaspora as well as an exhibition submission for Literary Natives to explore trans-Atlantic slavery and memory.
Feel free to get in touch if you wish to commission Adama for a piece or any other projects (paid only).