Madison Schlegel is from Joliet, Illinois. She attended Joliet West High School and DePaul University for broadcast journalism and communication studies.
Madison joined the 9&10 News team in December of 2019.
During her time at DePaul she was a reporter and anchor for the university’s news channel, Good Day DePaul. There she got the experience of being a multi-media journalist by filming, writing, and editing her own work.
She was also a part of DePaul’s Visitings Artist Series, a student produced live talk show, and on an improv comedy team at DePaul.
Madison found her love for storytelling through theatre and performance. She has performed in multiple musicals and plays. As well as given the opportunity to write, direct, and produce her own shows. Madison hopes to continue her passion of connecting people through story during her time at 9&10.
When she’s not at work you can find her at any thrift or antique shop, singing in her car, or with her cat Patterson.
If you have a news tip you can reach her at: MadisonSchlegel@9and10news.com.