Adam Thomas

European Journalism Centre

Adam Thomas is Director at the European Journalism Centre, a Dutch non-profit that connects journalists with new ideas, skills, funding and people. The EJC team is behind some of Europe’s leading journalism support programmes. In the past five years the EJC has issued over €5m worth of grants and trained over 100,000 journalists.

In his previous role as Chief Product Officer at Storyful, he was responsible for the vision and delivery of over 20 journalism products to 150 media organisations. Adam joined Storyful in July 2013 as director of Business Development. The company was acquired by News Corp in December 2013, and grew from 27 people to over 120 in New York, Hong Kong, London, Sydney and Dublin during his time there.

Previously, he was Head of Communications at the international nonprofit Sourcefabric, where he managed communications strategy and community growth. Adam has worked on over 20 international digital culture and media festivals, including roles as Assistant Guest Curator for Transmediale (Berlin) and Program Manager for AV Festival (Newcastle-Upon-Tyne).