Madison McVan

Madison (Madi) McVan covers economic mobility for the Minnesota Reformer. Prior to joining the Reformer, she covered the agriculture industry for Investigate Midwest, with a focus on labor, regulatory and environmental issues in the meat industry. She graduated from the University of Missouri in 2020 with degrees in Journalism and Latin American Studies. On the weekends, you can find her exploring the Twin Cities' coffee shops and breweries, watching sports or hanging out with her cats.

Minnesota Reformer

The Minnesota Reformer is a nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization covering state politics and policy. We focus on enterprise journalism — investigations, analysis, storytelling. We're ferreting out corruption and watching out for corporate influence in government decisionmaking. We're telling stories of people often left out of the usual media narratives. We're getting policymakers focused on the most important problems and how to fix them. The Reformer is part of States Newsroom, a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit supported by grants and a coalition of donors and readers. It retains full editorial independence.