Madelyne Watkins

Madelyne joined the KIMT News 3 team in October 2019 as a Multimedia Journalist and can be seen throughout the morning on Daybreak.

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Madelyne joined the KIMT News 3 team in October 2019 as a Multimedia Journalist and can be seen throughout the morning on Daybreak. She's new to Minnesota, but not new to the midwest. Madelyne is an Ohio native and attended school at The University of Akron where her passion for storytelling began.

While attending UA, Madelyne was a reporter and anchor on their campus news show: Lights, Camera Akron. She has two student Emmy's from her time there. During her last semester of college, Madelyne interned for the NBC affiliate in Cleveland, WKYC. After graduation, she was offered a reporter/weekend anchor position at NBC affiliate WHIZ in Zanesville. She spent her first year in the industry there before joining the KIMT team.

In her free time, you can find Madelyne exploring new places in Minnesota with her dog, Nora, spending time with friends and family or trying to stay active with boxing. Madelyne is excited to learn more about the Minnesota-Iowa community and tell their stories!

If you have any story ideas for Madelyne, her email address is mwatkins@kimt.com

Facebook: @Madelyne Watkins KIMT
Twitter: @MadelyneReports

Recent Posts by Madelyne Watkins

Churches are starting to stream their services on Facebook live

Streaming their service online helps them reach more people.

Albert Lea's B & B Café donates half their proceeds to the Matson family

The local café in Albert Lea was full of people from the community showing their support for Waseca Police Officer, Arik Matson.

Byron Middle School receives grant to create new ways of learning

The school recently received $100,000.

The Ronald McDonald House received a donation from Stewartville kids

Students in Stewartville made tie blankets to help the patients and their families staying at the house.

Low milk prices are causing dairy farms to close across Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture reports there are now just under 2,500 dairy farms across the state.

Rochester Warming Center is still seeing a lot of guests a month after opening

The shelter in Rochester has received a lot of positive feedback from both guests and volunteers.

Rochester's Safe Haven Pet Rescue is helping cats stay warm this winter

Animals need some type of shelter and water to make it through these cold temperatures.

Olmsted Medical Center is seeing more patients after falling on ice

This time of year can bring in a lot of patients after slipping or falling on ice.

RST is preparing for the snow heading our way

Crews are working around the clock to make sure they're prepared for the winter conditions.

Early absentee voting for Olmsted County opens January 17th

Voters in Olmsted will be among the first in the nation to cast their ballot.

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