Tuesday, June 18 2013 10:45 PM EDT2013-06-19 02:45:15 GMT
The Montgomery Police Department and Central Alabama CrimeStoppers are urging the public to be on the lookout for a violent man after they say he pulled a gun on two people Tuesday.More >>
The Montgomery Police Department and Central Alabama CrimeStoppers are urging the public to be on the lookout for a violent man after they say he pulled a gun on two people Tuesday. The victims say the man threatened to kill them.More >>
The abortion wars return to Congress in a big way with House legislation to ban almost all abortions after a fetus reaches the age of 20 weeks.More >>
The Republican-led House on Tuesday passed a far-reaching anti-abortion bill that conservatives saw as a milestone in their 40-year campaign against legalized abortion and Democrats characterized as yet another example of a...More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 8:11 PM EDT2013-06-19 00:11:57 GMT
(RNN) – Rapper Lil' Wayne is attempting to stomp his way out of controversy after a clip of him walking on the American flag went viral over the weekend. A behind-the-scenes clip of the music video GodMore >>
Rapper Lil' Wayne is getting attention for a viral video some are calling unpatriotic.More >>
A large bomb exploded in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, killing at least three people on the day the international military coalition hands over responsibility for fighting the Taliban insurgency to the nascent...More >>
The Taliban and the U.S. said Tuesday they will hold talks on finding a political solution to ending nearly 12 years of war in Afghanistan, as the international coalition formally handed over control of the country's...More >>
Melissa McKinney is a general assignment reporter for WSFA 12 News.
Melissa graduated magna cum laude from the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication with a Bachelor's degree in Broadcast News while also receiving a minor in Speech Communication. While at UGA, Melissa anchored, produced, reported and worked behind the scenes for the university's student-run, daily newscast, Newsource 15.
She had the opportunity to spend a summer in New York City interning for Fox News Channel's Live Desk with Martha MacCallum where she helped gather video, create graphics, and produce while working alongside industry leaders.
Melissa's love for television broadcasting began in high school when she worked on her school's daily news show, Today @ Shiloh. It was through that experience she learned she wanted to make a career in television news.
Melissa is a member of St. James United Methodist Church in Montgomery and sings in the worship band. She is also a member of the River Region March of Dimes Board of Directors.
Melissa loves spending time with family and friends. She enjoys traveling and had the opportunity to backpack through Europe with her best friend upon graduating college. Melissa enjoys eating, singing, running, and making new friends.
She is excited to be a part of the WSFA family and looks forward to sharing your story! Feel free to email her at email@example.com.