Melissa Hipolit Biography
Melissa Hipolit is an American Anchor/Reporter working for WTVR News in Richmond, Virginia as an investigative reporter. She has been working for the station since October 2013 after working for WJHL-TV.
Melissa Hipolit Age
Hipolit was born on October 23, 1982, in Falls Church in Northern Virginia, United States. She is therefore 40 years old as of 2022. She celebrates her birthday on the 23rd of October every year.
Melissa Hipolit Height
Hipolit stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 5 inches.
Melissa Hipolit Family
Hipolit was raised in Falls Church in Northern Virginia. 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 Hipolit has any siblings.
Melissa Hipolit Husband / Sons
Hipolit is married to John Ralston. They tied the knot in November 2020. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their 2 sons, Bryce (firstborn) and John Theodore “Teddy” Ralston. Bryce was present at their wedding. Teddy was born on April 5, 2021. Hipolit often posts her son’s and husband’s photos on her Instagram Page.
Melissa Hipolit Net Worth
Hipolit has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Anchor/Reporter.
Melissa Hipolit Salary
Hipolit earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Melissa Hipolit Education
Hipolit is a proud alumnus of Syracuse University, where she spent 1 year (2007 – 2008) and obtained a Master of Science (MS) in Broadcast Journalism. She is also an alumnus of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, where she spent 4 years (2000 – 2004) and earned a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in History. Before her college education, she was a student at George Mason High School.
Melissa Hipolit Career
Hipolit serves at WTVR – CBS 6 as an investigative reporter. Before joining WTVR-TV, Hipolit served as a Morning Anchor, Anchor of “The 7,” and Reporter at WJHL-TV News Channel 11 in Johnson City, Tennessee. There she spent 5 years, from October 2008 to October 2013.
Earlier in her career, Hipolit gained valuable experience as a Desk Assistant at The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, where she had the opportunity to contribute to the renowned news program. Additionally, she worked as an Assistant Editor for CQ Researcher at Congressional Quarterly from July 2005 to December 2006. Hipolit’s career journey also includes serving as an Executive Assistant at Stateside Associates from 2004 to 2005.
Over the years of her career, she has won a number of awards and honors, including a Tennessee Associated Press Award. This award was for a piece about the 2012 presidential election in southwest Virginia’s coal country.
Melissa Hipolit WTVR
Hipolit is working at WTVR where she works alongside other famous WTVR meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Julie Bragg
- Jake Burns
- Rob Cardwell
- Caroline Coleburn
- Wayne Covil
- Antoinette Essa
- Bill Fitzgerald
- Laura French
- Joi Fultz
- Reba Hollingsworth
- Brendan King
Melissa Hipolit 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 590 followers on Instagram.