Investigative Reporter


Adam Matthews

Investigative Reporter. Documentary Producer. Editor.

Adam Matthews focuses on supply chains and the environmental and social impact of consumerism and globalization. He combines narrative journalism with data-driven investigative reporting to confront the real cost of consumption.

Toxic Fashion, his groundbreaking 2015 cover story on the environmental degradation caused by garment dyeing in India, won the Pratt Institute's Sustainable Reporting Award, and the New York Deadline Magazine Investigative Reporting Award.  Between 2009 and 2011, he was based in Delhi, where he re-launched The Caravan, India’s first narrative journalism magazine, and earned the magazine several awards.  

Adam's work has appeared on PBS, Mother Jones, Al Jazeera, and The Globe and Mail. Adam received two grants from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, and was a researcher-in-residence at The New York Public Library’s Wertheim Study.

He is the Founder of Reporters Asia, a production company that helps foreign journalists hit the ground running in India, Bangladesh, and China. The company eliminates the guesswork in planning and executing stories across Asia.