Peter Madden
Managing Editor

Pete Madden is an award-winning investigative producer, reporter and editor. As a member of the ABC News Investigative Unit, he contributed coverage of national security, political corruption and human rights to Good Morning AmericaWorld News Tonight with David MuirNightline and 20/20. Madden led the network’s groundbreaking investigation of the use of race-norming in the NFL’s Concussion Settlement Program, resulting in the league’s abandonment of the practice, the payment of millions of dollars in additional compensation to ailing former players and their families, and calls for the elimination of race as a diagnostic tool throughout neuropsychology. He also co-developed the hit podcast series Truth and Lies: Jeffrey Epstein, which tracked the rise and fall of the notorious sex offender and examined the mysterious provenance of some of his wealth. Previously, he was a senior producer at Sports Illustrated, where he co-reported the magazine’s “First Golfer” feature about President Donald Trump’s global golf business. His work has earned a Scripps Howard Award and two Edward R. Murrow Awards, and he was an Ottaway Foundation-sponsored visiting professor of journalism at SUNY New Paltz in 2023. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and the Columbia Journalism School.