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

Western faculty react to resignation of university president

Angry, uneasy, conflicted, sad is the way former and current faculty and staff at Missouri Western feel about president Matthew Wilson's resignation, it runs the spectrum.

Missouri Governor signs bill to increase penalties for repeat violent offenders

Senate bill 600 stiffens penalties for repeat violent offenders, crimes involving guns, and gang-related crime.

One person is dead and a suspect is in custody after shooting in Fairfax Monday

One person was shot and killed after a shooting in Fairfax Monday morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Nearly 60 people at Living Community of St. Joseph positive for COVID-19

An update to the Living Community of St. Joseph website Friday says 28 residents and 29 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 at the facility.

Kansas City man charged with DWI in Buchanan County crash that killed 76-year-old Gower man

A Kansas City man has been charged with the death of a 76-year-old Gower man and driving while intoxicated following a crash Wednesday morning.

Doniphan County commissioners opt-out of Kansas mask mandate

Doniphan County commissioners voted not to require masks after the state’s mandate began Friday, July 3.

Teachers struggle to communicate with students during pandemic

Teachers at schools across the country and in Missouri reported concerns about how they couldn’t reach students who didn't have access to the internet.

Living Community of St. Joseph reports 22 residents, 13 employees positive for Coronavirus

Living Community of St. Joseph announced Tuesday that 13 employees and 22 residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

Coronavirus hospitalizations double at Mosaic

Mosaic Life Care reported 21 hospitalizations from COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to officials.

SJPD releases full video of incident involving off-duty police officer

The incident involving off-duty Officer Brandon Harrison, who was seen threatening and yelling at another man in a video, is still under investigation. To be as transparent as possible, the St. Joseph Police Department released new video.

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