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.
After donating $25 million of his own money to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is inviting members of the social network to join the battle.
The owners of Ebola.com have sold the domain to the “highest” bidder.
The world’s largest social network now controls how over one billion people are learning about what’s going on in the news.
If you want to go where nobody knows your name, Facebook has launched a new app.
ColorOfChange.org is hosting the series of Twitter Townhalls beginning at 9pm each Thursday, during the commercial breaks of “Scandal.”
Bringing all of that billionaire brainpower to Philadelphia was a coup for the city, and one that officials including Mayor Nutter hope to see repeated.
The Woman Code is in stores now and Nelson’s book tour stops in Philadelphia tonight at the Rittenhouse Square Barnes and Noble.
The Lonely Project is a mobile website that displays tweets about loneliness.
A new report by a global travel industry intelligence and marketing firm ranks Philadelphia as one of the world’s leaders when it comes to social media for September 2014.
Twitter, the social media firm, is suing the FBI and the US Department of Justice in an effort to get so-called “transparency reports” declassified.
“I think what is portrayed on social media is more accurate than what is portrayed on traditional media,” says Melody Wong, a Philadelphia native who grew up in Hong Kong.
In a blog post, Facebook vowed to do things “better” and “in the most responsible way” when it comes to experiments on its users. But Drexel cyber security expert Dr. Rob D’ividio says the social network needs to go much further.
Facebook has fulfilled its promise to meet with leaders of the gay and lesbian community after the enforcement of the social media behemoth’s “real names only” policy led to the suspension of several drag queens’ accounts.
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.