Madison Karas is an award-winning journalist from Minneapolis, Minnesota based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She enjoys spending time outside, riding her motorcycle and meeting new people. Madison is a senior at Temple University studying journalism and economics. She is a freelance writer and an Editorial Fellow at News Catalyst. Recently, she interned at the Star Tribune as a features reporter and was the 2020-2021 Editor-in-Chief of The Temple News, Temple’s independent student newspaper, and 14th Street Magazine, Temple’s student culture magazine. Madison's reported local small business COVID-19 and arts and entertainment stories, her favorite being ones that capture peoples’ day-to-day lives. Her work has won and been finalists for first-place Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards and Pennsylvania Newsmedia Association’s Keystone Student Media Awards.
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