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Patrick Madden

Regional News Director

Patrick Madden joined WWNO in 2019 as its first-ever Regional News Director, overseeing news reporting at WWNO, as well as our partner station WRKF Baton Rouge. Madden also serves as one of the hosts of Louisiana Considered, and co-hosts Friday's Politics Roundtable on Louisiana Considered with Stephanie Grace, columnist for The Times-Picayune | The Advocate.

Before WWNO, Madden was a longtime investigative reporter for the public radio station in Washington D.C., WAMU 88.5. Madden’s work covered such subjects as political corruption, abusive police tactics, environmental issues, and illegal guns. His work has led to legislative reforms and has received national recognition, including two national Edward R. Murrow awards and the 2016 Daniel Schorr Prize.