Madison is a journalism innovator based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
She is a recent graduate of Temple University, where she completed her bachelor's programs in journalism and economics with summa cum laude honorary distinction. Currently, she is piloting Resolve Philly’s fellowship program, where she is working on an original project about journalists’ interview processes. Madison is also an editorial fellow at News Catalyst, where she supports news entrepreneurs as the community manager of the Tiny News Collective. As a whole, Madison is interested in finding intersections in product management, community engagement and editorial processes in newsrooms.
Madison is one of fifteen journalism and international affairs students and early career professionals selected for the 2022 Student European Recovery Program from the RIAS Berlin Commission and is preparing for a three-week intensive study program to take place in Germany in June and July 2022. She was a previous intern at the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, where she spent the summer of 2021 writing breaking news, weekly and long-form features, including a Sunday Variety cover on how essential workers were coping a year and a half into the COVID-19 pandemic.
In her time at Temple, Madison was the editor-in-chief of the university’s student newspaper, The Temple News, and the university’s student culture magazine, 14th Street Magazine. She was the first student worker at the journalism program’s capstone news outlet, Philadelphia Neighborhoods, where she helped develop the publication’s social media strategy. She was recognized with the journalism department’s Free Speech Advocacy Award and won student reporting awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association for her news, features and sports writing.
Outside of her roles, Madison continues freelance editing and writing for several independent journalists and artists. She still finds free time to be a proud motorcyclist, aspiring comic artist, and avid traveler.