Kimberly Adams is an award-winning American journalist based in Cairo, Egypt, and her work is regularly featured on American, Canadian, and European radio networks. From the halls of Capitol Hill to the ancient streets of Cairo, Kimberly has covered politics, culture, and business for radio, television, and the web at the local, national and international level.
Prior to her Egypt move, Kimberly was a producer at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., beginning as assistant to Senior News Analyst Daniel Schorr, and working with him until he passed away. At NPR, she also produced news and culture segments for the program Weekend Edition and covered political news with the Washington Desk.
This stint in Cairo is the second for Kimberly, who freelanced there from 2005-2007 while working on her graduate diploma in Political Science from the American University in Cairo. While studying full-time, she covered protests, elections, and breaking news for American networks and wire services.
Kimberly graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2005 with degrees in broadcast journalism and political science, and is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, the Association of Independents in Radio, and the Overseas Press Club. In her free time, she enjoys reading sci-fi/fantasy novels and weaving through deadlocked Cairo traffic on her scooter.