Adela Rogers is an American journalist who works for William Randolph Hearst. She comes on board the Leviathan with fellow Hearst employee Mr. Francis, although she is not aware of his plot to sabotage the Leviathan. On the ship, Rogers has a somewhat tense relationship with rival journalist Eddie Malone.
Adela Rogers is outspoken and uses her feminine flair and charm to get information for her articles. She is daring enough to wander out onto the topside of the Leviathan for an interview with Deryn, and does not leave even when the situation appears dangerous. She also mentions that she can speak some Spanish.