Madeleine Hackett

WTVY News Weekend Anchor

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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: 3:03 PM - Duty, honor, country are the words that the United States Military lives by. When you play football at Army West Point, you are not only fighting with your team on the field but off the field as well, and a young man from Carroll High School is ready to do just that in 2018.

Posted: 2:39 PM - Wildcat stadium in enterprise is intimidating. Fans pack the only double-decker stadium in the Wiregrass all season long as it becomes one of the loudest venues in the state. This year the blue and white have upped the ante.

Updated: 08/21/2017 - For Dale County High School, a Henderson will be making a difference on each side of the ball.

Posted: 08/21/2017 - 1) Alabama 2) Ohio State 3) Florida State

Posted: 08/21/2017 - The former Auburn slugger launched a two-run home run in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) championship series to pace the Scrap Yard Dawgs to their first Cowles Cup in franchise history.