Karla Adam


London correspondent covering the United Kingdom

Education: Queen's University, BA in psychology ; London School of Economics, MSc in organizational psychology; Columbia University, MS in journalism

Karla Adam is a London correspondent for The Washington Post. Before joining The Post in 2006, she worked as a freelancer in London, writing for several U.S. publications including the New York Times, Newsweek and People magazine. She is a former president of the Association of American Correspondents in London. Adam has degrees from Queen’s University in Canada, Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and the London School of Economics. She is a former president of the Association of American Correspondents in London.
Latest from Karla Adam

Huw Edwards, BBC’s face of historic events, identified as suspended anchor

He faces allegations that he paid for sexually explicit images from a teenager. His wife said he has been hospitalized with mental health issues.

July 12, 2023

King Charles is (again) presented with a crown. This time in Scotland.

King Charles III was presented with Scotland's crown jewels, which are even older than England's, in an important ceremony reaffirming Great Britain's union.

July 5, 2023

Prosecutor calls Kevin Spacey a ‘sexual bully’ in London trial

Spacey denies sex-offense charges involving four men. If convicted, he could face a prison sentence.

June 30, 2023

Kevin Spacey trial opens in London court. Here’s what to know.

The American actor faces a dozen charges, including of sexual assault dating from between 2001 and 2013.

June 28, 2023

British Parliament backs report saying Boris Johnson misled over ‘Partygate’

The House of Commons voted overwhelmingly to accept the scathing Partygate report and is expected to withdraw Johnson's parliamentary pass.

June 19, 2023

Prince Harry testifies in court about tabloid intrusion ‘since I was born’

As part of his mission to rein in the tabloid media, Harry is testifying and being cross-examined over at least two days in his suit against the Daily Mirror.

June 6, 2023

Prince Harry goes to court. Here’s what to know.

Harry is set to become the first high-ranking British royal to appear in the witness box since 1891.

June 5, 2023

Despite Brexit pledges, net migration to U.K. hits record high

Attitudes about migration levels have changed dramatically since the 2016 Brexit vote. It is no longer the salient issue that it once was.

May 25, 2023

Court denies Prince Harry bid to hire U.K. police for his security

Harry travels with his own security, but he wanted to pay for specially trained British police when in the country, which the Home Office denied.

May 23, 2023

New York car chase highlights Prince Harry’s mission to change the media

Harry says his mission in life is to change tabloid culture, which he believes not only pollutes the lives of media consumers but is responsible for his own rift with the royal family.

May 18, 2023