Maddy Savage is an award-winning British journalist and broadcaster based in Sweden. She enjoyed a decade-long BBC career in London before relocating to Stockholm in 2014, after falling in love with Scandinavia during numerous reporting assignments across the region.
Since working as a freelance foreign correspondent for media including the BBC, NPR, HuffPost and Monocle, Maddy has focussed on Nordic worklife trends. She has reported extensively on business culture, gender, wellbeing, integration, housing and city planning and sustainability. Maddy produced and presented the BBC World Service radio documentary Meet the Neighbours, about solutions to loneliness in Sweden. She was series producer for The Nordic Way, an eight-part deep-dive video and text project for BBC.com, about life in Scandinavia.
Maddy has reported from northerly locations including Jämtland, Dalarna and Västerbotten (Sweden) and Trøndelag (Norway), and enjoyed time off exploring the lakes and forests surrounding Kiruna in the Arctic Circle. She regularly works alongside Arctic Bureau videographer Benoit Derrier.