A lifelong Clay County resident, Adamson graduated from Northview High School and has a B.S. in Public Relations from Indiana State University.
He has been married to his wife, Tonya, for eight years. He is the son of Stan and Diana Adamson.
He has worked for The Brazil Times as an advertising representative for five years and will continue working for The Brazil Times while selling for Century 21 Hometown Realty.
"I know John will be a tremendous asset to our team," Century 21 Hometown Realty owner Lori Dalton said.