Madison Pearman

Madison Pearman is a multimedia journalist telling people-centered stories. She joined the WAVY team in 2018 as an intern, then was offered a full-time job at her hometown station, as an assignment desk editor. Now, in addition to assigning stories to other WAVY reporters, Madison is taking the next step and reporting as well.

Madison graduated from Kempsville High School in 2016. She continued her education at Old Dominion University where she was a cheerleader. She graduated in May of 2020 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications.

As a former Navy/Air Force brat, Madison moved around the U.S. growing up, sparking her love for learning about others. She’s more than happy to be settled down in the state she considers home.

When she’s not telling your story, you’ll find Madison paddle boarding with her dog or spending time with family.

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