News Staff Bios

Dec 6, 2010 4:52 PM

Maddie Garrett

Maddie Garrett joined the KATC-TV 3 news team in November 2010. She was previously a reporter for KXII-TV, the CBS affiliate in Sherman, TX. While she is new to Acadiana, Maddie is excited to get to know the people and the culture of Southern Louisiana.

Maddie grew up in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and attended the University of North Texas. She graduated from UNT in May 2009 with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Electronic News and Broadcast Journalism. Maddie had a nack for news from the beginning of her college career. She volunteered at North Texas Television, UNT's campus TV station, for her first three years at North Texas. During her senior year Maddie was the News Director at North Texas Television. Maddie also interned at KXAS, the NBC affiliate in Dallas/Fort Worth.

When she isn't out in the field, Maddie enjoys camping, spending time on the lake and just about anything outdoors. She also loves spending time with her family and friends.
Maddie is excited to make Acadiana her new home! If you have a story idea, feel free to email her at



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