Meet the Team

Madeline Carl


Madeline is a tall, lanky person who loves swimming, hiking and singing. She's also an independent filmmaker who loves watching movies. On one of her recent adventures, she even visited all 50 states — in 50 days. The key to her heart?: sunscreen, iced coffee and carbs.

  Recent Work
Image from Jasmine Marie Johnson's Funeral
Newsy / Madeline CarlU.S.

Murders Of Women By Their Partners Could Be Prevented, But Persist

Anthony Bourdain and chef José Andrés
Getty ImagesU.S.

Chef José Andrés Recalls Taking Anthony Bourdain To His Hometown

Jared Rouben holding a beer
Newsy/Andrew ShaferU.S.

Dream Jobs: Brewmaster

Chef José Andrés handing out meals
World Central KitchenU.S.

Local Ingredients Are Key To Chef José Andrés' Disaster Relief Meals

George H. W. Bush
Getty ImagesU.S.

Former President George H.W. Bush Has Died

Young Syrian refugee kids in Chicago share a Thanksgiving meal.
Newsy / Ben SchamissoPolitics

Helping Refugee Kids Assimilate One Thanksgiving Dinner At A Time

Oprah Winfrey and Michelle Obama
Getty Images / Scott OlsonPolitics

Michelle Obama Signs Books And Packs United Center For 'Becoming' Tour

South Side Diabetes Project Food Tour
Madeline CarlU.S.

How One Community Is Tackling The Diabetes Gap In Its Backyard

David Hogg at March for Our Lives
Getty Images / Mark WilsonPolitics

David Hogg Says Gun Violence Will Bring Young People To The Polls

African-Americans hiding in the swamps of Louisiana in 1873
Library of Congress / William Ludwell SheppardU.S.

Birthright Citizenship Is A Legacy Of Former Slaves

Chicago police line
Andrew Seaman / CC BY-ND 2.0U.S.

A Look At Intersection Of Police Brutality And Disability In The US

Jose Antonio Vargas in front of the Supreme Court
Getty Images / Alex WongPolitics

Jose Antonio Vargas On How The Word 'Illegal' Harms Immigration Debate

Georgia voter stickers lay on a table at C.T. Martin Natatorium and Recreation Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
Getty Images / Jessica McGowanPolitics

How A 2013 SCOTUS Ruling Is Affecting The Midterms

Former Mayor of New Orleans Mitch Landrieu
Getty Images / Chip SomodevillaPolitics

Mitch Landrieu Has A Message For Voters: 'Show The Hell Up'

Lani Chan handles a Philippine artifact at the Field Museum
Madeline CarlU.S.

Reclaiming The Narrative: Filipino-Americans Co-Curate With Museum

An old photograph depicts Estrella Alamar with her sisters sitting by a Christmas tree.
Estrella Alamar / Madeline CarlU.S.

One Woman's Attempt To Preserve Filipino American History In Chicago

Neil deGrasse Tyson in 2018 speaking about climate change.
Newsy / Madeline CarlSci/Health

Neil deGrasse Tyson On Climate Change's 'New Normal'

Missouri Farm Bureau Vice President Todd Hays
Newsy Staff / Connor HickoxPolitics

Trump's Trade War Is Leaving Missourians Bruised, But Not Broken

A group of people at the Forced From Home exhibit
Médecins Sans Frontières / Elias WilliamsU.S.

This Interactive Exhibit Is Teaching Americans About Displacement

Chicago Sun-Times Newsroom
Madeline CarlU.S.

How This Organization Is Trying To Save Local News

Key Yu Wang mows a lawn
Ben Schamisso / NewsySci/Health

This Chinese-American Community Is Empowering Adults With Disabilities

Picture of Laquan McDonald's Autopsy and Jason Van Dyke
Getty Images / Antonio PerezU.S.

How Laquan McDonald's Past Made Its Way Into The Van Dyke Murder Trial

Tina Tchen
Newsy / Madeline CarlU.S.

Tina Tchen Of Time's Up On Eradicating Workplace Harassment

Brett Kavanaugh during a confirmation hearing
Getty ImagesPolitics

The Time's Up Approach To High-profile Assault Allegations

Jenelle Rosario with new lip fillers.
Newsy / Madeline CarlU.S.

Is Our Obsession With Filtered Selfies Triggering A Disorder?

Graphic of social determinants' impact on health
Newsy Staff / Andrew LawlerPolitics

Big Data Doctors Are Focusing On How We Live To Catch Health Issues

Hands holding different dollar and euro notes
Getty ImagesPolitics

Universal Basic Income Is A Hot Welfare Idea — But Can It Be Funded?

Festival-goers hold Our Music My Body signs against sexual harassment
Liz CarlsonEntertainment

Sexual Harassment At Music Festivals 'Isn't Very Punk Rock Of You'

Smart Cities sign in New York City.

Smart Cities Creator: It's Time For US To Take The Next Step

Plastic straws
Horia Varlan / CC By 2.0U.S.

Why Plastic Straw Bans Aren't Inclusive