Maddie Lane is a journalist, writer, performer, director, vocal instructor, and acting coach currently residing in Los Angeles, California. She is a graduate of the University of Central Florida, where she graduated with a B.A. in Journalism and a minor in Political Science.

Maddie is the former Sports Editor and a beat reporter for NSM Today, the student-run digital news outlet at UCF. As Sports Editor, she coordinated and managed the daily operations of the Sports section. She was also the first female Sports Editor in NSM Today's history. As a beat reporter, she focused on the College of Medicine and Student Health Services, as well as covered a variety of other University topics as a multimedia journalist

Maddie also served as the Theatre UCF beat reporter for the Orlando Sentinel, with responsibilities including the assimilation and publication of a variety of multimedia news packages. She also served as an Intern for the Sentinel, covering the Arts and Things to Do beat. She currently writes as a freelance journalist for the publication.

A professional performer since she was a teenager, Maddie worked as an Equity Principal Performer at Walt Disney World as well as a Performer at Universal Studios Orlando. She held the position of Development Manager, a Teaching Artist, and Show Director at Theatre South Playhouse from 2017 - 2022 and is currently the proud owner of her online studio, m.Studio. She also serves as a Director at the Youth Academy of Dramatic Arts as well as a Teaching Artist at The Adderley School in Los Angeles. She is a proud member of Actor's Equity Association.

"How wonderful is it that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world." -Anne Frank