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 firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also follow her on twitter @madeleinehack