Lauren Melendez Bio, Wiki
Lauren Melendez is an American News Anchor/Reporter and Multimedia Journalist working for WOWT-TV (NBC Affiliate) in Omaha, Nebraska. She joined the station in September 2020.
Lauren Melendez Age, Birthday
Melendez was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. She likes to keep her personal life private hence she has not yet disclosed the date, month, or the year she was born. However, she might be in her 30s.
Lauren Melendez Height
Melendez stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Lauren Melendez Family
Melendez was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Melendez has any siblings. However, we will update any information in regards to Melendez’s parents and siblings once it is available to the limelight.
Lauren Melendez Husband, married
Melendez is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of Melendez being in any past relationship with anyone. However, there will be an update once the information is available.
Lauren Melendez Net Worth
Melendez has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter and Multimedia Journalist.
Lauren Melendez Salary
Melendez earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Lauren Melendez Education
Melendez is a proud alumnus of Syracuse University (S.I.). She graduated from S.I.’s Newhouse School of Public Communications in the year 2016 with a Master of Science (M.S.) in Broadcast & Digital Journalism. In the year 2014, Melendez earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and Rhetoric from Syracuse University. She also completed a triple-major during her undergraduate studies. During her stint at the university, she worked as an anchor, producer, field reporter, non-linear editor, and floor director for NCC News and Syracuse University News.
Lauren Melendez Career
Melendez serves at WOWT-TV (NBC Affiliate) in Omaha, Nebraska as a Multimedia Journalist and Weekend News Anchor. Before joining the station, she served at WEEK-TV in Peoria, Illinois as a weekend anchor, as well as an investigative reporter for 3 years. There she was also a weekday fill-in anchor and assigned stories to reporters and approve scripts. For her research and producing longer-format investigative stories, she earned 3 awards nominations. While in Peoria, Illinois, Melendez moderated political panels and served as a host of an award-winning live, and prime-time special on race relations. She was also an emcee of fundraisers and volunteered often.
Before going to WEEK, she worked for KCAU-TV Channel 9 in Washington D.C. Metro Area as a D.C. Bureau Reporter (Capstone) for 4 months. That is where she began her broadcasting career. There she was also responsible for the shooting, producing, editing, and feeding of national news to Sioux City Iowa daily, and enterprised national stories relevant to Sioux City. When it comes to internships, Melendez has interned at WSYR-TV News Channel 9 in Syracuse, New York as a Social Media Strategist Intern for 5 months. There she produced interactive web content to accompany television packages and edited segments of the morning talk show using ‘Syndicastor’ to be posted on WSYR’s website.
Throughout her career, Melendez has won an Associated Press (AP) award, and an award for Best Investigative Report for a story that exposed a number of neglected protocols within the local police department, called “Call for Help.” Melendez is a biracial woman of African American and Latina heritage, who is so much passionate about diversity and representation in relation to journalism and media. When she is not at work, she likes spending time with her 2 cats, Santiago and Tommy, trying new recipes (she is a foodie), or traveling to new places.
Lauren Melendez Social Media Platforms
Melendez is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 9.5K followers on Facebook.