Melissa Long


Melissa Long

Facts of Melissa Long

Name Melissa Long
Gender Female
Birth Country United States
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Net worth $1.8 Million
Salary $62,889
Marital Status Married
Children Juliette Long
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue
Education University of Rochester


Melissa Long is a prize-winning news anchor, who covered several breaking news stories throughout the world. She was the person behind the biggest coverages from Saddam Hussein’s execution to the most controversial debates of the U.S. presidential candidates.

Melissa was born and raised in the United States of America. At an early age, she developed a passion for reading and writing, and when she reached high school, she participated in various essays and news writing competitions.

After graduating from high school, Long joined Syracuse University, where she earned a Bachelor in Journalism and Policy Studies degree with magna cum laude honor. She later received a Master in Business Administration from the University of Rochester.

Salary & Net Worth

Melissa Long began her journalism career as a news anchor at Syracuse and Utica, New York-based news stations. She then became an adjunct communication professor at St. John Fisher College. She later worked at many news stations like WROC-TV, and broadcasting channels, including CNN, Headline News, and Bloomberg TV.

Melissa Long at 11Alive! With - Samantha Mohr 11Alive
Melissa Long at 11Alive! With – Samantha Mohr 11Alive

Melissa has been news anchoring for NBC-affiliate news station, WXIA-TV (also known as 11 Alive) since 2011. So, she probably receives a yearly salary of $62,889, which is comparable to a WXIA-TV news anchor. Currently, she has a $1.8 Million net worth in 2020.

As a prominent news anchor, Melissa garnered several accolades and honors. He is the recipient of an Emmy Award. Other than that, he has won the New York Associated Press Award, the New York State Broadcasters Association award, and the Radio and Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) award. Also, read about Susie Xu‘s net worth and status.

Relationship Status

WXIA-TV news anchor, Melissa is a married woman. She has been together in marriage for a long time with her mysterious husband. The duo walked down the aisle in a low-key ceremony, while keeping close contact of family members, relatives, and close friends.

After the nuptial, the couple is raising two lovely children, including one daughter, Juliette Long (born on 24th May 2016). Currently, they live in their happy home located in Brookhaven city of Atlanta, Georgia.

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