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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: 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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New App Helps Users Avoid Those Unwelcome Encounters

The new app ‘Split’ helps users avoid other people at any given time.

05/31/2014

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Social Media Today: Billboard Twitter Charts, #YesAllWomen, Zuckerberg Court Date

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

05/28/2014

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Blogger Creates Online Community To Help Other Writers Grow Their Brands

Philly Blog Love is a network of fashion, beauty, and lifestyle bloggers.

05/28/2014

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Facebook Offers Users Privacy ‘Checkup’

After years of criticism from users, privacy advocates, and now regulators, Facebook seems to be taking privacy more seriously.

05/23/2014

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Social Media Today: Facebook Privacy Checkup, Google+ Stories, Spotify Milestone

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

05/22/2014

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Attorney Talks About Limitations Of Free Speech On Social Media

Can what you say and do on social media be used against you by the boss? It’s a developing area of the law.

05/22/2014

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Social Media Today: Facebook “Ask,” New Dictionary Words, Twitch Acquired?

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

05/20/2014

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Social Media Today: Facebook Updates App, World Cup, Buffer Adds Features

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

05/15/2014

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Social Media Today: Facebook CEO Birthday, Twitter Mutes, Yahoo Acquires

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

05/14/2014

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Group Nearing Fundraising Deadline For Movie About West Phila. Abortionist

Even though Monday is the last day to donate to the Gosnell movie campaign, the filmmakers behind the project say they still need the public’s support.

05/12/2014

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Grammy-Nominated Artists To Share Tips For Getting Ahead In Music Industry

GRAMMY futureNOW will bring together artists, songwriters and executives to talk about the current state and the future of the music industry.

05/09/2014

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New Dating App Helps Users Find Love On LinkedIn

If you don’t mind mixing business with pleasure, there’s a new app that uses data from your LinkedIn account to help you find love.

05/08/2014

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Social Media Today: Netflix Renews, LinkedIn Adds, Tumblr Updates

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

05/06/2014

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Social Media Today: Twitter teams with Amazon, Vine Site Revamp, Most Followed Brands

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

05/05/2014

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