Melissa in the Morning | Weekdays 5AM-10AM
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Melissa Sheketoff is the host and executive producer of Melissa in the Morning. She was hired by Connoisseur Media in 2019 and took over the morning talk show in the spring of 2020 as the first female and youngest host in WICC’s history. Melissa produces all of the daily news content and presents multiple newscasts throughout the weekday show from 5-10am. She also conducts live interviews each day, ranging from news-related guests to experts in different fields. She frequently speaks with politicians (local and federal), law enforcement officials, business experts, medical professionals, non-profits, tech consultants, life and wellness coaches and highlights human interest pieces.
Prior to her radio work, Melissa worked extensively in television news. She started as a producer and general assignment reporter at the CBS-affiliate station, WCAX-TV, in Burlington, Vermont. The bulk of her reporting there was stationed in Plattsburgh, NY. As a one-man band reporter, Melissa filmed, produced and presented daily news stories stretching from Massena to Saranac Lake, NY. She eventually served three years as the morning show anchor and health-beat reporter for the station. She won several local awards during her tenure there covering news in Vermont, New Hampshire and upstate New York.
She also worked two years as a general assignment reporter for News 12 Connecticut. Melissa won several Press Club Awards for Connecticut and New York and was nominated for a New York Emmy following her coverage of homeless and jobless veterans in Bridgeport, CT.
If you have any story ideas, potential guests or questions for the show, reach out to Melissa directly at firstname.lastname@example.org