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Abukar Adan

Abukar Adan
Abukar Adan

Abukar has joined the WJCT News from , which is based in Portland, Maine.

He grew up in Portland and recently graduated from Colby College. Abukar got his start in radio journalism as a 2016  Jim Dowe Public Media Intern at Maine Public, where he produced a series of stories about Muslims in Maine.

Abukar continued to freelance for Maine Public Radio throughout his senior year and eventually joined the team as a reporter. Before coming to Maine Public Radio, he was an editorial assistant for the Colby Magazine, a Huffington Post blogger, and the News Director of Colby's WMHB Radio Station.