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Adam Smith

Adam Smith

Senior Vice President

Adam Smith is a Senior Vice President in Mercury’s Tampa office. He is an acclaimed political editor with more than two decades experience in journalism, politics and communications at the federal, state and local levels.

Former Political Editor for the Tampa Bay Times and creator of the award-winning Florida politics blog, The Buzz

Named one of America’s top 10 political reporters by the Columbia Journalism Review

Renowned expert on Florida and national politics

Graduate of Kenyon College

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Adam Smith is a Senior Vice President in Mercury’s Tampa office. He is an acclaimed political editor with more than two decades experience in journalism, politics and communications at the federal, state and local levels.

Adam served as the Political Editor for the Tampa Bay Times, the largest paper in the Southeast, and was named one of the top 10 political journalists in the country by the Columbia Journalism Review. As an editor, he led the paper’s political coverage and frequently interviewed local, state and national political leaders. Adam also created one of the most widely-read and respected blogs in Florida, The Buzz and hosted a television show.

Originally from New York City, Adam earned his B.A. from Kenyon College in Ohio.