Melissa is an entertainment and lifestyle TV Host/ producer for WSFL-TV, the CW affiliate in Miami, Florida. Melissa co-hosts “Inside South Florida” each weekend, a show that takes an in depth look at the issues, people, places and events most important to our community.
Before working for WSFL, she worked as an Associate Producer then moved on up to filling in as a Morning Producer for WPLG, the ABC affiliate in Miami, FL. Melissa is a Florida Gator! She graduated from the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications with a Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunication and an outside concentration in Business Administration. Melissa was born and raised in Miami but her parents are from Colombia and Venezuela.
In her spare time, Melissa volunteers for the Make-A-Wish Southern Florida Chapter, a non-profit organization that grants life-changing wishes for children who have critical illnesses. Melissa is also on the Broward Pulse Advisory Committee to raise awareness for heart health and prevention of heart disease. Her hobbies include listening to podcasts like “On Purpose with Jay Shetty”, spinning and practicing yoga.