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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: Apple Getting Social?, Facebook Update, Instagram Users More Engaged

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

08/05/2014

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Social Media Today: LeanIn Hosts Yousafzai, Slingshot Update, Twitter Buys StartUp

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

08/04/2014

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Social Media Today: Facebook Messaging, Spotify Equalizer, Tweet-A-Coke

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

07/29/2014

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Social Media Today: Diversity Data, Foursquare Rebrands, New Oculus Project

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

07/24/2014

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Social Media Today: Oculus Deal Done, Facebook Adds Save Button, Uber Wi-Fi

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

07/22/2014

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Social Media Today: Facebook Tests, Twitter Acquires, New Pinterest Tool

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

07/18/2014

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Want To Delete Your Facebook Account? It’s Not As Easy As You Think

Facebook’s “emotion experiment” angered some of its users so much, they considered deleting their accounts, but that’s easier said than done.

07/17/2014

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Social Media Today: Selfie Senator, Google+ Ends “Real Names,” New App

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

07/16/2014

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Social Media Today: World Cup Breaks Records On Social Media

By Melony Roy World Cup 2014 breaks social media records On Facebook, Sunday’s final match between Germany and Argentina generated 280 million interactions by 88 million people, easily surpassing former champ Super Bowl 47, with [...]

07/15/2014

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Social Media Today: Start to Success, Newsle Acquired, Brand Interaction Study

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

07/14/2014

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Social Media Today: Netflix Noms, SoundCloud Partners, LinkedIn Connects

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

07/10/2014

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Atlantic City Rolls A Bus Through Philadelphia To Promote Shore Town

“It’s kind of a mobile billboard as well as a nightclub on wheels, but it’s also a social media generator,” says Jeff Guaracino of the Atlantic City Alliance.

07/05/2014

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Popular Teen App Linked To Alleged Crime In Bucks County

An anonymous social networking app has been linked to the rape of a Bucks County teen.

07/03/2014

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Local Expert: Facebook Experiment Unethical, Not Illegal

Facebook manipulated the News Feeds of more than 600 thousand people to see if showing them mostly positive or negative posts affected their emotions.

07/02/2014

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Social Media Today: Facebook World Cup Milestone, Clinton On Facebook Live, Social Media Day

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

06/30/2014

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