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Patrick Madden

District Reporter

Madden is the District Reporter at WAMU. He has covered city hall for the past four years and has won several awards for his coverage, including last year's Edward R. Murrow for investigative journalism.

Madden is also a frequent guest analyst on The Politics Hour and was a panelist at the 2010 mayoral debate at the Newseum.

Before joining WAMU in 2006, Madden worked at NBC4 and C-SPAN. He is originally from New York, attended Emory University in Atlanta and holds a master's degree in journalism from American University.

He is a long suffering NY Mets fan.


Articles Written by Patrick Madden

On Saturday, Senator Edward Kennedy will be buried in Virginia near the gravesites of his slain brothers, President John Kennedy and Senator Robert Kennedy. Senator Kennedy will be buried among America's heroes on the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery. On a quiet Virginia hillside Wednesday, visitors streamed past the existing Kennedy graves of Robert, John, Jacqueline, and P...
School systems around the Washington region are bracing for the impact of swine flu this school year. Kathleen Black is the principal at H.D. Cooke Elementary School in Northwest D.C. These days, educators shoulder a number of responsibilities, but they now face a new challenge: the H1N1 virus or swine flu.Federal officials are warning educators that swine flu could disrupt sch...
With classes set to begin today in D.C. schools, teachers in the District already have a big homework assignment. Teachers were given a 200-page volume last week called the "DCPS Teaching and Learning Framework." It outlines Chancellor Michelle Rhee's expectations for teacher performance.Teachers will receive revamped evaluations based in part on the new framework. A group of "...