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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: Twitter GIF’s, Binge Talking?, & More

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

06/19/2014

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Drexel Study Finds Teen Sexting Is More Prevalent Than Previously Thought

The study also found the majority of those surveyed were not aware of the legal ramifications of underage sexting.

06/19/2014

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What’s The Difference Between A Rant And A Threat On Social Media?

The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a Lehigh Valley man convicted of making threatening statements online should have avoided prosecution.

06/18/2014

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Social Media Today: Delta Mis-Tweets, Paper Updates, Dronies The New Selfies

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

06/17/2014

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Social Media Today: World Cup Stats, Iraq Blocks Social, PLL Returns Strong

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

06/16/2014

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Couples Beginning To Include Social Media Clauses In Prenuptial Agreements

We all have things we’d prefer not get posted online. But what if it was your significant other doing the posting? A popular new trend is the ‘social media prenup.’

06/16/2014

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Gov. Christie, In California, Holding Online Forum From Facebook HQ

Christie is traveling to California for a series of fundraisers and political events, including a live chat from Facebook’s headquarters in Palo Alto.

06/13/2014

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Social Media Today: Facebook Ads Tool, Amazon Music Stream, Pinterest Guided Search

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

06/12/2014

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Social Media Today: The World Cup Gets Social, @JFKsaid Returns to Twitter

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

06/11/2014

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Businesses Scrambling To Find New Ways To Make An Impression On Facebook Users

The ability of brands and businesses to get their content in front of Facebook users is rapidly declining, so the company took to its blog explain why.

06/11/2014

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Social Media Today: President Obama Tumblr Chat, CIA Gets Social, Flickr Drops Facebook Login

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

06/09/2014

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Social Media Today: LinkedIn Redesign, New Facebook Pages, Xbox gets social

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

06/05/2014

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Social Media Today: Instagram Updates, Facebook Acquires, Vine previews

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

06/04/2014

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Social Media Today: Spoiler Shield, Top Social Shows, #IWillListen

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

06/03/2014

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Social Media Today: YouTube Milestone, New Twitter Font, Myspace Courts Users

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

06/02/2014

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