Madeline Coleman

Senior Sports Reporter and Senior Investigative Reporter

Location icon United States

My name is Madeline Coleman, and I love writing. I'm from Raleigh, NC, but I am currently attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I am a junior Business Journalism and Public Policy double major. I enjoy anything dealing with business, politics, the legal process, policies, pharmaceuticals, and sports.
I started writing for my high school paper during my sophomore year of high school. I was assistant editor and sports editor my junior year. During my senior year, I was Editor-in-Chief and Sports Editor. By the end of my high school career, I edited over a hundred articles, designed tens of pages for our school's newspaper/magazine, and wrote 20 pieces a year. I currently write for the sports desk at The Daily Tar Heel, and have been working there since Fall 2016 when I started at UNC. I am a senior sports writer and investigative writer for the DTH.

Portfolio

The Daily Tar Heel

The Daily Tar Heel
10/26/2018
'He's a true character': Jack Skahan stars for UNC men's soccer

"From a young age, I was always someone who wanted to have the mindset of 'If I want to do something, I want to do it right and do it well.'" North Carolina men's soccer's Jack Skahan has a resiliency that has allowed him to thrive, both on and off the field.

The Daily Tar Heel
11/30/2018
How Lindsey Lemke and the sister survivors overcame 30 years of abuse

"The tears, sadness, pain, guilt, frustrations, depression, anxiety, sleepless nights - it was all so worth it in that moment," Lemke said. "Being courageous and coming out with my story was so tough for many different reasons that many others didn't really have to worry about since I was a current MSU athlete at the time."

The Daily Tar Heel
09/26/2018
From penny pinching to championships: field hockey overcomes barriers

As women's teams like field hockey grab spectators' attention and rise to the top, they are still fighting to be recognized for their athletic ability rather than their gender. For Shelton, it all began in 1981 when she was 23 and had no desire to be a head coach.

The Daily Tar Heel
04/12/2018
Junior Blaine Boyden takes on tennis and life with a full heart

However, he wasn't always like this. Boyden's story is a complex one, filled with adversity and grit. Despite every battle, he was never alone. He fought alongside his biological and team family. Each decision was made for them. That's how the man behind the racket operates - with a full heart.

The Daily Tar Heel
01/22/2018
UNC gymnastics reflects on Nassar after team's Equality Night

The team wanted to take a stand for what was right, to create another chain reaction like it did last January with the #BETRUE meet. The Tar Heels wanted to embody Angelou's poem and stand united for those without a voice.

The Daily Tar Heel
03/18/2017
'She was a role model': UNC gymnast Morgan Lane competes for audience that shaped her

A roaring beat echoed throughout Carmichael Arena, eliciting shrieks from a cluster of elementary-school girls in the crowd. The youngsters started dancing along with Morgan Lane, smiles stretched across their faces. When she hit her final pose, their squealing drowned out the applause from other onlookers.

Technology and Pharmaceuticals

Rxdatascience
07/31/2018
Mental Health and Big Data: A Step in the Right Direction

The mental health community faces some unique challenges: lack of a central organization, inconsistent quality of information, and in some cases, denial of illness. As the medical profession has struggled for decades to think of effective ways to help their patients, data analytic companies have shown different ways that big data can be utilized for mental health treatment.

Business Writing

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