Adam Morton

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Adam Morton

University Associate
Journalism, Media and Communications
School of Social Sciences



Adam Morton is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in The Age, The Guardian, Sydney Morning Herald and The Mercury. He spent more than 12 years at The Age, where he was environment editor, society editor, Sunday Age deputy editor and a senior writer based in Hobart.

He won the United Nations Association of Australia media award for environmental reporting in 2009, 2010 and 2016. He shared a Society of Publishers in Asia excellence in journalistic innovation award in 2017, and in 2011 investigated climate and energy policy in four countries as the winner of the European Union-Qantas journalism award. His work appeared in The Best Australian Science Writing anthology (New South) in 2016 and 2017.

He has a BSc (Hons - 1st class) from the University of Tasmania.