Adam Wren

Roving journalist filing dispatches from the Midwest and beyond.

Things I Do

  • Writing

  • Reporting & Researching

  • Content Strategy

Long Story Short-ish

I’m a Midwestern journalist and editor. A regular contributor to POLITICO Magazine, my work appeared in Inc. and Traffic Magazine. A contributing editor at Indianapolis Monthly, I’ve written about media, politics and other civic issues.

An executive editor at Imagination, I help create content for thought leaders. A graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School,  I won the Harrington Award in magazine journalism and worked a post-graduate digital reporting fellow for the Carnegie Corporation and Knight Foundation in 2010.


My Latest Dispatches

Here, you can read my latest dispatches on creativity, education, media and politics from leading publications such as POLITICO MagazineInc., Entrepreneur and Indianapolis Monthly, among others. Check out more of my work at Contently.




Hot off the (Word)Press

Here’s where I show my work, as Austin Kleon puts it, sharing insights on creativity, storytelling, reporting and writing.

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