RICHLAND, Wash. -- "A chance to cut, is a chance to cure."

Dr. Luay Ailabouni has performed thousands of surgeries, including around 1,000 on the da Vinci Robot System. 

Multi Media Journalist/Evening Anchor

Madeleine Hagen joins the KAPP-KVEW Team with years of reporting and anchoring experience under her belt. Madeleine got her start in high school where she learned the ropes of reporting and anchoring, this propelled her into studying journalism in college. A proud University of Nevada, Reno Alumni, Madeleine interned for various TV stations and a public relations firm in order to prepare for her first job in the field. Before living in Tri-Cities, Madeleine worked as a Multi-Skilled Journalist in Corpus Christi, Texas. While there, she covered stories like the historical Hurricane Harvey, and the tragic aftermath from the Sutherland Springs shooting. Although Madeleine calls Sacramento, California home, she also claims Sammamish, Washington as her hometown. When she’s not on air or out in the field, Madeleine can be found walking her dogs Ace and Pinot with her husband, cooking healthy meals or running. She looks forward to taking in the beauty of Tri-Cities and telling stories that matter most to the community.