She joined the station in October 2005 as a desk assistant, where she worked behind the scenes on story production, including as producer for a one-on-one interview with presidential candidate Barack Obama.
Melony is also the executive producer of hearPHILLY.com, an online radio station dedicated to fun in the city.
A native of Camden, NJ, Melony received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Seton Hall University. She is a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority and the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ).
Melony is a pop culture enthusiast who in her spare time enjoys reading, traveling, shopping, live music, and watching TV. She resides in the Philadelphia area.
Ello has only been available online for little over a month, but it’s popularity is growing. It claims to be the alternative to the world’s largest social network.
Twitter’s new guide for politicians and campaigns details the do’s and don’ts of using the social network.
Should Internet sleuths who helped police identify suspects expect to be drawn into a courtroom as the case proceeds? Local attorney Michael Diamondstein says “yes.”
Facebook’s “real name policy” is not new, but its enforcement is causing a stir in the LGBT community — specifically for drag queens.
“Netropolitan” creator James Touchi-Peters calls his new social network an online community for affluent and busy people.
“Experience People” is a tour against digital addiction and it’s in Philadelphia today.
A new Budweiser promotion claims “Beer is the original social network,” so it’s teaming up with the world’s largest social network to help bridge the physical and digital world.
A common response to revelations of domestic violence — and, specifically, the video of Ray Rice assaulting his then-fiancée in an elevator — is, “Why didn’t she leave him?”
For $40 a month parents can find out exactly what their children are Snapchatting– through new software called mSpy.
KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.
Netflix has launched a new social feature that lets subscribers suggest content to friends privately — a change from the current experience of sharing everything publicly.
A new study finds social media may discourage free expression, rather than encourage it, when it comes to controversial subjects, even offline.
Spotlight is an open social network — meaning you can see everyone’s posts, not just friends– but you’re only allowed to post five times a day and you can post anonymously.
The Chamber Orchestra’s 50th Anniversary Season opens with “Di Wu Plays Mendelssohn” on September 14th & 15th.
How did Sunday’s historic 6.0 magnitude earthquake in California impact wine lovers in this region?