Sidney Madden Profile
Sidney Madden is an American reporter, producer, host, and editor working for NPR. She joined the NPR music team in December 2017 as an Assistant Music News Editor, and Producer. Previously she worked with XXL Magazine as an assistant editor for almost three years.
Sidney Madden Education
Madden joined Milton High School where she earned her Diploma in General Education. She later attended Hofstra University in New York to pursue her career. After finishing her studies there, she acquired her Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Sociology in 2014.
Sidney Madden Career
Madden is a reporter, producer, and editor at NPR. She joined the NPR music team in December 2017 as an Assistant Music News Editor, and Producer. Now she serves as an editor and reporter where she is an editorial lead for digitizing and editing music stories that air on NPR’s premiere news magazine programs, Weekend Edition, All Things Considered, and Morning Edition. Prior to joining NPR, she worked with XXL Magazine.
During her time at XXL Magazine, she worked as an assistant editor and editorial assistant. She pitched, wrote, and edited news posts and features for the outlet. In addition, she interviewed artists ranging from all eras and facets of rap including Snoop Dogg, Cardi B, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Uzi, Ice Cube, and 50 Cent.
She has gravitated toward the art forms of prose, music, and dance to communicate. Madden married her passions and platform to marginalized voices after entering the world of music journalism. Prior to joining the editorial team at storied hip-hop pillar XXL Magazine, she earned bylines at Nylon Magazine and MTV, and People’s Choice as a freelancer.
In addition, in 2016, she worked on cultural touchstones such as the magazine’s annual Freshman Class covers where she helped to report on one of the magazine’s seminal investigative packages.’ The Current Status of Every Murdered Rapper’s Case.’ The case disclosed that over the last 30 years there is a high percentage of unsolved murders involving rappers.
Quick Facts About Madden
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Madden started to produce Tiny Desk Concerts with a special focus on bringing burgeoning, left-of-center artists from the worlds of hip-hop and R&B to the desk. Nowadays her Tinny Desk Concert Production consists of Snoh Aalegra, DVSN, Megan Thee Stallion, as well as Jorja Smith. Furthermore, she also created reports for digital and on-air that contextualize hip-hop culture within society’s larger strata.
After two years of research, reporting, and development, she became the co-host of ‘Louder Than A Riot’ in September 2020. It is NPR Music’s first narrative investigative podcast that traces the interconnected rise of hip-hop and mass incarceration.
Sidney Madden Age
Madden was born in Boston, Massachusetts, she has not disclosed her date, month, or year of birth. However, she might be in her 30s.
Sidney Madden Height
Madden stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Sidney Madden Family
Madden was born in Boston, Massachusetts, she has not shared information about her parents or siblings. Therefore, it is not known whether she has siblings or not.
Sidney Madden Husband
Information about Madden’s dating life is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known whether she is engaged to someone, married or whether she has any children.
Sidney Madden Salary
Being one of the top journalists for NPR Madden earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Sidney Madden Net Worth
Madden has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a reporter, producer, host, and editor.
At NPR Madden works alongside;
- Adrian Ma
- Kenny Malone
- Michel Martin
- Rachel Martin