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.
Facebook is trying to partner with media outlets to place their pages inside the social network’s app but is it a win/win for both sides?
The social networking giant has announced Messenger is becoming a massive communications hub where users will be able to do much more than chat with others.
With “Layout,” Instagram users will be able to build collages using photos from their camera roll, which they can then share to Instagram, Facebook, or elsewhere.
US senator Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) was the first to formally announce his presidential run. And instead of a ballroom and podium, he opted for another platform: Twitter.
Authors Jonathan Morgan and Jim Berger analyzed a sample of 20,000 ISIS supporting Twitter accounts and found that even though ISIS has only been active under that name for less than 2 years, it has an extremely active and connected group on Twitter.
Today, at the SXSW Interactive Conference, in Austin, Tex., the cofounders of Yik Yak took the stage to defend the service against criticisms that it enabled cyberbullying.
Maxine Williams says diversity has become a top priority at Facebook.
Biobots didn’t win top honors, but they did not go home empty-handed.
More than 500 startups applied, but only 48 were chosen for South by Southwest’s annual two-day pitch competition. One of the finalists is a 3D bioprinter company BioBots.
If you can’t make it to Austin this year for the annual South by Southwest music, entertainment and technology conference, tonight there’s a free pre-party at Temple University featuring some of the acts from the ALL Philly music showcase before they head southwest.
The annual event not only attracts people from all over the world, but also from here in Philadelphia.
Some Facebook users, not feeling the “feeling fat” emoji, created an online petition asking the social network to remove the emoticon because “fat is not a feeling”.
Quahmier Wilson turned ten years old today, just four days after the death of his father during a shootout with robbers at a North Philadelphia video game store.
Facebook has teamed up with a number of suicide prevention organizations in hopes of helping people online prevent their friends from committing suicide.
The first in a series of four events called “Shake it Up Saturdays” begins this weekend at The Market and Shops at Comcast Center.