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Madeline McClain

Madeline joined the KQ2 team in February 2018.

Title: Reporter / Anchor

Madeline McClain is a multi-media journalist from Independence, Missouri.

She joined KQ2 News in February 2018 after attending the University of Missouri for journalism and law school. In 2015, she passed the Missouri Bar while finishing her dual J.D. and Masters Degree.

When Maddie's not in the newsroom or chasing down stories, she enjoys traveling. She studied abroad in Paris, London and Capetown.

Recent Posts by Madeline McClain

Social Welfare Board raises money for patients

The "Giving Hope" Family Fun Run and Fall Festival is scheduled for Nov. 13 at Bartlett Park in St. Joseph and will include face painting, activities, games, prizes, and food.

Son steps up to save Hiawatha restaurant's future

A longtime local family-owned restaurant is entering its next chapter with some new changes and old favorites.

Parson accuses paper of "hacking" state

According to the St. Louis-Post Dispatch, one of their reporters found a security flaw on the state's Department of Education website that allowed the public to access thousands of teachers social security numbers through the html of the site.

Platte County grand jury refuses to indict after shooting

A Platte County grand jury says Missouri law is on the side of a Kansas City man who killed two men over a fight about $200 worth of firewood near Parkville earlier this year.

Union voices concerns about strict vaccine mandate

Boehringer Ingelheim confirmed on Wednesday it will require its U.S.-based employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 1.

Local experts react to Facebook whistleblower

Local social media experts said they were impressed by the Facebook employee turned whistleblower Tuesday and that it was hard to disagree with what she was saying.

Hospital officials announce Pfizer booster clinic date

Mosaic Life Care will be reopening the community clinic for Pfizer booster shots at the East Hills Mall on Oct. 15.

School board moves for more transparency

If you are bored with your Netflix or Hulu subscription, the St. Joseph school parents will have plenty of other content to binge-watch online.

University speaker recommends way to unite us

“I ask people, for example, what's the biggest threat in America today? A majority of Americans both democrat and republican will say people from the other party. That is insane. That is insane.” Arthur C. Brooks said.

Spotting differences between Covid-19 and allergies

Now that fall is here, parents are bracing themselves for the usual cold, flu, and allergy threats.

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