Madison Scarpino joined the WAFF 48 News Team in November of 2020. She has lived all over the country due to her father’s Navy career, but considers Florida her home.
Madison earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi in Broadcast Journalism with an emphasis in Cinema and Film Production. Throughout college, Madison worked as an Anchor, Reporter, and Entertainment Host for the school’s news station and was an Emcee for Ole Miss Athletics. She has won various Regional and National awards for her work.
Madison gained further knowledge of reporting through her internships at Young Hollywood in Los Angeles and WGNO in New Orleans. She also worked as a Production Runner for a special segment of MSNBC’s Morning Joe.
Madison’s love for reporting is rooted in her curiosity about the world, learning something new everyday, and meeting new people. She is truly passionate about her career and excited to explore the Tennessee Valley and tell the stories that matter most to the community.
Outside of work, Madison loves to cook, practice hot yoga, try out new restaurants, eat delicious food, and watch reality TV.
You can watch Madison on the morning show Monday through Friday! If you have a story idea, reach out to Madison via email or social media.
Athens City Schools Chief Student Financial Officer and Assistant Superintendent Serena Owsley says most elementary schools in the system are at up to 85% capacity, and the new building could help accommodate growth in the district.
“We build up excitement for this event all year long. When it stops on Saturday night, we’re talking about getting ready for the next one the next year,” said presenting committee member Michelle Williamson.
Although Lincoln Church of Christ is the only church mentioned in court documents - there have been multiple people naming various other local churches that she may have targeted as well over the last 20 years.