Madeleine Hackett

WRGX Anchor/ Producer/ Reporter

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Madeleine Hackett joined WTVY/WRGX in January, 2015 as a daily reporter. A Scranton, Pennsylvania native, Madeleine attended Boston University where she received a Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism with a concentration in Sociology.

While at Boston University, she played Division 1 Field Hockey and served as the team captain for the Terriers. She also contributed to BUTV10, her campus television station as a reporter and anchor.

Upon graduating, Madeleine moved to Barcelona, Spain for six months where she learned Spanish and worked aside an international team as a startup company’s content manager.

Madeleine knew at a young age that keeping the public informed was the best career choice for her. She is passionate about advocating for positive change and building relationships with community members in Southeast Alabama and Southwest Georgia.

In her free time, Madeleine enjoys practicing yoga, traveling, and spending time with her 3 sisters.

Madeleine is thrilled to be in the Wiregrass area an. If you have a story idea for her or any questions, do not hesitate to email her at
You can also follow her on twitter @madeleinehack

Sports Headlines

Posted: 05/25/2017 - Florida 5, Auburn 4. Auburn draws loser of MSU-Arkansas in an elimination game; Florida will face winner.

Posted: 05/24/2017 - Alabama, Byrne make move to better long-term prospects of UA baseball, fire Goff after one season

Posted: 05/24/2017 - Matt Adams singled in the winning run with about 200 fans left in the stands for the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves over the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 early Wednesday morning in a game delayed over three hours by rain.

Posted: 05/24/2017 - If the Pyeongchang Olympics were held today, Germany would win the most gold medals -- and the most medals overall.

Posted: 05/22/2017 - Auburn draw's rematch with defending champs to earn way back to WCWS, Tide to take on top-ranked Florida.