Veteran Journalist and Host at Nine Network
Maddern graduated from RMIT with a Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies before starting her media career in radio with roles in the newsrooms at Triple M, Fox FM and Nova before moving into television with the Seven Network in 2002.
Maddern’s talent shone immediately after winning a prestigious Quill Award in 2003 for her coverage of Victoria’s bushfires in her first year of television reporting.
Across her first years at Seven, Maddern developed into a regular contributor on marquee programs such as Sunrise, The Morning Show, Seven News and special events like the AFL’s Brownlow Medal and Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.
With experience hosting the Australian Open tennis, Cricket World Cup and Ashes, as well as popular entertainment programs, Maddern is a respected face on TV.
From 2022, Maddern can be found on Channel Seven Melbourne’s weekend news broadcast.