Adam Janofsky was a junior at the University of Chicago, pursuing degrees in law, Letters & Society and political science when he received the Pulitzer Center student fellowship. He has served as editor-in-chief of the university's newspaper, The Chicago Maroon, where he has also held positions as news editor and magazine editor. He is the co-founder of an online campus news publication, The Daily Sophist, funded by a grant from the University of Chicago.
Adam is interested in the intersection of journalism and law, and has worked for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel as a press intern covering the city's sustainability initiatives. He has also interned for Details magazine in New York City and Baltimore magazine in his home town. This summer, Adam was a reporter at the Bangkok Post, Thailand's largest English language newspaper, where he wrote several feature and cover stories for the paper's Sunday magazine.