Melissa Gaona Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, WDBJ-TV, Net Worth, and Salary

Melissa Gaona Biography

Melissa Gaona is an American Anchor and Reporter working at WDBJ-TV in Roanoke, Virginia as a weekday afternoon anchor. Before joining the station in June 2011, she worked for WCYB-TV.

Melissa Gaona Age

Gaona was born in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Texas, United States. She likes to keep her personal life private hence she has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year she was born. However, she might be in her 30s.

Melissa Gaona Height

Gaona stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.

Melissa Gaona Family

Gaona was brought up in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Texas. However, 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 Gaona has any siblings.

Melissa Gaona Husband | Children

Gaona is a married woman and her spouse is a guy by the name of Joshua. They had their very first meet in Virginia. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their 2 daughters, whose names are under review. Gaona likes spending her spare time with her husband and daughters, as well as their dog named Revee, and she often posts their photos on Instagram. Her other hobbies include snowboarding, hiking, cooking, writing poems and short story fiction, fishing, riding her bicycle on local trails, rooting for the Cowboys games, painting, and dedicating time to her church (she is a strong Christian).

Melissa Gaona Net Worth

Gaona has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Anchor and Reporter.

Melissa Gaona
Melissa Gaona

Melissa Gaona Salary

Gaona earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Melissa Gaona Education

Gaona is a proud May 2022 alumnus of Liberty University, where she obtained a Master of Arts (MA) in Professional Writing. She is also a 2008 graduate of Texas Tech University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English with a focus on Creative Writing.

Melissa Gaona Career

Gaona serves at WDBJ 7 News as a weekday afternoon news anchor, appearing on the 4 PM and 5 PM newscasts. She also hosts a series titled “Hometown Veterans: Honoring our Heroes” that airs on WDBJ-TV at 4 PM every month on the last Thursdays. She started as a morning field reporter at WDBJ-TV and she held that role for 2 years.

Besides working as a journalist, Gaona has also been the Communications Coordinator (part-time) at The Lampstand since August 2021. Gaona worked for WEMT/WCYB/CW4 in Bristol, Virginia as a news reporter for 1 year (from May 2010 to May 2011), before going to WDBJ-TV. Prior to joining WEMT-TV, she worked at The Statesman in Tyler, Texas as a sports reporter for 1 year (from 2008 to 2009).

After finishing high school, Melissa enlisted in the United States Army. During her service there, she worked on diesel engines and credits this time with teaching her to appreciate life’s simpler joys. In college, she initially pursued a pre-med degree but later discovered that her real interest lay in storytelling. After completing her studies, Melissa took a job with The Statesman. Since relocating to the Commonwealth, she has grown to love the mountainous landscape.

Melissa Gaona WDBJ-TV

Gaona is working at WDBJ-TV alongside other famous WDBJ-TV meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;

  1. Kate Capodanno
  2. Joe Dashiell
  3. Natalie Faunce
  4. Jean Jadhon
  5. Isabella Ledonne
  6. Kimberly McBroom
  7. Neesey Payne

Melissa Gaona Social Media Platforms

She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 3K followers on Instagram, over 30K followers on Facebook, and over 3.7K followers on Twitter.

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