Originally from the rice and duck capital of the world, Melanie grew up Stuttgart, AR.
Melanie graduated from Grand Prairie Christian High School and then moved on to Arkansas State University where she obtained a bachelor's degree in Radio/Television in May of 2016.
She joined the Region 8 News Team in June 2016 as a digital content producer and was promoted to a reporter position in August.
In her spare time, Melanie enjoys shopping, creating and watching beauty videos on YouTube, or curling up with a good book. She also enjoys spending time with her precious family.