Madison Carter


Madison joined the 7 Eyewitness News team in the summer of 2018 as Multimedia Journalist.

She grew up 20 minutes outside of DC in Northern Virginia, and attended Syracuse University where she earned her degree in Broadcast Journalism and Policy Studies.

After leaving college, Madison began work at WVIR-TV in Charlottesville, Virginia, and spent just over 2 years in her home state - starting as an MMJ before working her way up to the Morning Anchor desk. While in Charlottesville, she reported extensively on the aftermath of the deadly white nationalist rallies that shook the city in August of 2017. Madison was honored with two Virginias Associated Press awards for investigative reports into the criminal justice system and parole in the Commonwealth.

Madison is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. She became president of the Buffalo Association of Black Journalists (BABJ) in January 2020.

After losing her younger sister to type 1 diabetes, she has worked extensively to bring awareness to the disease she has also had for 20 years. She plans to continue her mission to stop letting the ability to afford medication be a prerequisite for survival with the launch of a charitable foundation.

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