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What happened to Madison Glassman? Fans spot her WAVY 10 absence

Yasmine Leung January 25, 2022
screenshot, YouTube - WAVY TV 10

Loyal WAVY 10 News viewers noticed traffic anchor Madison Glassman’s recent on-air absence – what happened to her and where is she now?

News anchors become familiar faces quickly thanks to their daily gigs, so when they suddenly go missing from our morning routine, we can’t help but feel uneasy.

The latest reporter causing concern is Norfolk, Virginia’s Madison Glassman, who has been noticeably absent throughout January.

Is she still on her Christmas holiday or has she left?

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What happened to Madison Glassman?

It truly was a “new year, new me” for Glassman. The traffic anchor left WAVY News at the end of December 2021 and moved to the company’s sister station in Nashville, Tennessee. She is now a Good Morning Nashville reporter for WKRN News 2.

She made her debut at WAVY on Thursday, 19 September 2019 and wrapped up her time exactly on 31 December 2021.

As Madison left during the holidays, the team was unable to give her a big send-off. However, their heartfelt video left the reporter crying happy tears.

Glassman appeared on screens every morning from 4.30am to 9am, expertly informing viewers of the latest traffic news and establishing her catchphrase: “Don’t get mad, get Madison.”

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Get to know Madison Glassman

Glassman is originally from New Jersey. She was born to Ginny and Aaron Glassman, and has a sister, Taylor Brielle.

The popular news anchor is in a relationship with Tyler Jones, who is a 2015 alum of the University Of Oklahoma. Glassman regularly features their romance on Instagram with loved-up couple photos, Check some out here:

A quick scroll through her profile and you’ll notice she’s a huge coffee fan and an even bigger country music fan. That’s definitely why she wanted to move to Nashville, her “dream city”.

Before the role that put her in the public eye, Glassman graduated from Montclair State University in 2018 with a bachelor’s in multimedia broadcast journalism.

She interned at ABC7NY AND ABC7LA before becoming a journalist and fill-in anchor at KEZI 9 News in Oregon, until her gig at WAVY TV.

Good luck in the new job, Madison.

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Yasmine is a third-year Anthropology and Media student at Goldsmiths University with a new obsession with League of Legends, despite being really bad. She's always on social media keeping on top of the latest news and trends and is HITC’s expert in Korean pop culture. She also loves music, TV and fashion - her favourite things to write about.