Madison is an award-winning journalist from Minneapolis, Minnesota currently based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She enjoys spending time outside, traveling by rail and meeting new people. Madison is a senior at Temple University double majoring in Journalism and Economics. She is a freelance writer and an Editorial Fellow at News Catalyst. Recently, she 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 on breaking news and features coverage of housing and food insecurity, labor, small businesses, court filings, nonprofits and more. 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. Madison is passionate about local news and her favorite types of stories are ones that capture peoples’ day-to-day lives.
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