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 writer, journalist and editor. My work has appeared in Inc. and POLITICO Magazine. A contributing editor at Indianapolis Monthly, I’ve written about media, politics and other civic issues.

As a researcher and development editor, I’ve contributed to several books, including Atari founder Nolan Bushnell’s Finding the Next Steve Jobs. I’ve taught journalism at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapols and  Indiana Wesleyan University, my alma mater. 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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