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From television documentaries, current affairs programs, and digital videos to op-ed articles, Adama's work has been featured on TRT World, Al Jazeera, Afropean, Amaka Studio, the Middle East Eye, The Voice Newspaper, the Huffington Post, Black Ballad, Gal-Dem, The Gumbo, Amaliah, the New Arab, Sisters Magazine and the Islam Channel, some of which are featured in this portfolio. A South London native of Sierra Leonean heritage, Adama currently produces features on race, politics, tech, social media trends, Muslim communities and African diaspora cultures for 24-hour international news channel TRT World, and its African flagship show Africa Matters. 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 also shortlisted for the Media Achievement Award and Rising Star in Media Award at the 2022 and 2018 British Muslim Awards.
She is a member of MUSAWAH's journalism collective which focuses on fighting gender discrimination in Muslim majority societies.
Adama has a Masters degree in Middle East politics and a Bachelor of Arts honours degree in History from the University of London, and has lectured at the Muslim Institute, the School of Oriental and African Studies, and St. Andrews University. Adama is currently working on a cultural multimedia series focusing on Turkey and the African Diaspora for The Afropean, 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).