Madison Mercado is a journalism student at Boston University, expected to graduate May 2024. She is an aspiring international politics correspondent. For now, though, she reports on news in Boston. She is an incoming City Desk Co-op at The Boston Globe, set to start Jan. 2022. Aside from news reporting, Madison enjoys doing graphic design projects for herself under the Don’t Make Lies moniker.

Previously, she was a City Associate Editor at The Daily Free Press, the independent student newspaper at BU and an Editor and Writer for Her Campus at BU, an online magazine for college students. She also was the graphic designer for BU’s College of Communication Student Government.

In her free time, you can find her working on personal graphic design projects or writing blog posts about lifestyle, introspective thoughts of hers, and anything else that comes to mind.