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Melony Roy

roy melony 300 Melony RoyMelony Roy is the Social Media editor for KYW Newsradio 1060, supervising the station’s Twitter, Facebook, and other interactive media efforts, as well as reporting social media trends on-air.

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.

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Social Media Today: VP Joins Instagram, Pinterest Teases Event, Twitter Ads

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

17 hours ago

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Social Media Today: Lewd Tweet, Tumblr Teams Up, Series Debuts on Facebook

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

04/16/2014

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Social Media Experts Discuss Twitter Blunders By Large Companies

“Too many of these companies are letting social media become important to them via a mistake or a tragedy,” creative director and co-founder of Chatterblast Media, Matthew Ray said.

04/16/2014

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Social Media Today: Financial Services, Gnip, 15 Seconds To Truth

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

04/15/2014

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Expert Says Facebook Move To Separate Messenger App Is Part Of Business Strategy

Facebook’s latest move to sever messaging features from its main app has upset some of its users, but is it actually a smart business move?

04/15/2014

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The Work Of Mozart

The Philadelphia Orchestra is celebrating the work of Mozart at the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall April 24th through the 26th.

04/14/2014

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Social Media Today: FTC OKs Facebook Acquisition, New Twitter Alerts

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

04/11/2014

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Social Media Today: Facebook Ads, Chat Changes, Most Social University

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

04/10/2014

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Social Media Today: Twitter Redesign, Cover Acquired, YouTube Files Complaint

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

04/08/2014

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Facebook Rolls Out Redesign For Business Platform ‘Pages’

Facebook is changing the appearance for both Page visitors and Page administrators to what the company is calling a more “streamlined” look.

04/08/2014

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Social Media Today: Pinned Tweets, HBO Go Crash, Kroll Out

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

04/07/2014

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Social Media Today: Messenger Update, Vine Messages, Privacy Dino

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

04/04/2014

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Social Media Today: WhatsApp Down, Spotify Redesign, Colbert Deletes

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

04/02/2014

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Social Media Today: Google+ Updates, OkCupid Protests, Yahoo Expands?

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

04/01/2014

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Social Media Today: Messenger Update, Twitter Nielsen Expand, & More

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

03/31/2014

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