Melissa Wilson Biography
Melissa Wilson is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist currently working as the morning anchor for FOX 26 Morning News weekdays.
Melissa Wilson Career
Melissa co-anchored FOX 26 News at 9:00 p.m. For ten years, as part of FOX 26’s longest-running anchor team. Melissa switched to the mornings in 2010, when her son started school, and she needed “mom-friendly” working hours. It’s a great career-wise move, as she enjoys all the live interviews and a more relaxed format that comes with a morning news program.
Melissa received a Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunications from Baylor University. She began her career as an evening anchor at KAUZ-TV in Wichita Falls and then anchored at Florida’s News Channel. Houston Woman Magazine named Melissa as one of the “Top 50 Most Influential Women in Houston” American Women on Radio and Television nominated Melissa for “Personality of the Year”
She was honored with the prestigious Gracie Award and the Lone Star Emmy Award. The Fair Care Center in Houston named Melissa the “Living Legend” The Houston Press named Melissa one of Houston’s most beautiful reporters. Melissa has been the Honorary Co-Chair of the Susan G. Komen Cure Race since 2000. She is also a member of their Advisory Board of Directors. It serves or has served on the following Boards of Directors: Children at Risk, Lazarus House, March of Dimes, United Way, Harris County Community College Nurse’s Association, “Gifts with Heart” and Baylor Business Network. This year will be the 12th annual “Melissa Wilson Golf Classic” for children at risk.
Melissa is a member of the Baylor University Women’s Association and the Sigma Kappa Alumnae Association. She is a friend of the Escape Family Resource Center. She has volunteered with the Christian Community Service Center and is a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists and the Society of Professional Journalists.
She interviewed everyone from Mexico’s Vicente Fox, Kofi Annan, Walter Cronkite, Karl Rove, Bill O’Reilly, Dan Rather, James Earl Jones, Andy McDowell, Rob Schneider, Lucy Liu, and Josh Groban, Nora Jones, Clay Walker, and Amy Grant. She has met with Presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George HW Bush, and First Ladies Barbara Bush, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Laura Bush, as well as Al and Tipper Gore. Melissa is also heavily involved in her children’s activities.
Melissa Wilson FOX 26
Wilson works at FOX 26 where she works alongside other famous FOX 26 anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Kopi Sotiropulos
- Kim Stephens
- Liz Gonzalez
- Rich Rodriguez
- JIM DE LA VEGA
- Justin Willis
- Sammi Jo Francis
- Tom Zizka
- Jim Siebert
- Stephen Morgan
- Kaitlin Monte
- Denise Middleton
- Jonathan Martin
- Sally MacDonald
- Mike Iscovitz
- Greg Groogan
- Ruben Dominguez
- Lina de Florias
- John Dawson
- Mark Berman
- Isiah Carey
Melissa Wilson Age
Wilson was born on 23 January in Texas, the United States. She likes to keep her personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. She celebrates her birthday on 23 January, every year.
Melissa Wilson Height
Wilson stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Melissa Wilson Family
Wilson 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 Wilson has any siblings.
Melissa Wilson Husband
Wilson is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of her being in any past relationship with anyone.
Melissa Wilson Net Worth
Wilson has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a journalist.
Melissa Wilson Salary
Wilson earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Wilson.
Who is Melissa Wilson?
She is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist
How old is Melissa Wilson?
How tall is Melissa Wilson?
5 feet 7 inches
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How much money does Melissa Wilson earn?
$40,000 – $ 110,500
How much is Melissa Wilson worth?
$1 Million – $5 Million