Madison Karas is an award-winning journalist from the Twin Cities, Minnesota, and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She enjoys spending time outside, reading comics and meeting new people. Madison is a senior at Temple University studying journalism and economics. She is a fellow at Resolve Philly, an Editorial Fellow at News Catalyst working with the Tiny News Collective, and an editor at Dos Puntos. 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 favorite stories are 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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