David Adams is a Senior Editor at Univision News, responsible for English language content. He was previously Miami bureau chief for Thomson Reuters, leading coverage of the Southeast US and Caribbean.
British-born, Adams came to the United States in the summer of 1992 after five years as a freelance correspondent in Central America. He spent 15 years as the Miami-based Latin America correspondent of the Tampa Bay Times, Florida’s largest newspaper. During a career spanning four decades he has covered the civil wars in Central America, the U.S. invasion of Panama, the Zapatista uprising in Mexico and other historic events in Cuba and Haiti as well as U.S. politics and immigration issues.
In 2002, Adams was awarded the Maria Moors Cabot prize by Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism for outstanding reporting on Latin America and commitment to Inter-American understanding. His twin, Paul Adams, is an award-winning correspondent for the BBC.