Melissa joined TransOptions in May 2017 after 7 years in the media industry as an award winning multi-media journalist, anchor and host. Her interest in TransOptions grew while helping promote its mission through stories she produced for a nightly televised news broadcast.
As the Communications Coordinator for TransOptions, Melissa serves as the lead in the preparation of correspondence, including press releases, marketing materials, letters, and videos. In addition, she works closely with stakeholders involved in the Street Smart Pedestrian Safety Campaign to build awareness of the program, provide outreach support, and deliver presentations to various audiences.
Melissa graduated from Centenary University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with a concentration in television and radio. Her professional experience includes video, writing, communications, public relations, and social media.