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June 5, 2016

This is one of the most powerful stories I have ever had the privilege of telling. Emotional, tragic and positive all at once.


The catalyst was a very personal and harrowing interview by Seven’s sports commentator Hamish McLaughlin with his long time friend Ange Cunnin...

January 25, 2016

Wow. What a surprise and honour. For once I’m lost for words…


I feel so proud that I am able to lend my voice and time to some incredible charity organisations and see first hand the difference they are making in people's lives, particularly children. I have met some w...

August 30, 2015


I recently travelled to Dallas Texas to learn about a revolutionary program and a Judge dealing with Domestic Violence. That story will be on Sunday Night on 7 tonight (30/8/2015). Below are my thoughts after seeing the program first hand...




I sat in the corner of t...

July 27, 2015

A little video farewell to two wonderful years of 4pm National News for Seven. 


7 News - Afternoon news at 

June 16, 2015

I’m really excited to announce I will be the new host of the Seven Network’s flagship current affairs program, Sunday Night.  I can’t wait to join such a talented team. I also want to extend my best wishes to Chris Bath as she starts a new chapter in her life. I certai...

May 14, 2015


Its incredibly hard to accept an award for covering a news event that touched us all so deeply. Two people died that day and our country changed forever. 

I trust that this award is recognition that we in the media handled it responsibly, calmly and with dignity...

May 13, 2015

Thanks to Carl Kapp for the awesome dress, Bally for the shoes. Styling by Nat Shehata, hair and make up by Sonya Downie.  



May 5, 2015

All credit to George Elsissa for my amazing dress for the Logies last weekend. And to Bally for the perfect clutch and Nat Shehata for creating it all.  ‪#‎logies‬‪ #‎tvweeklogies‬



April 24, 2015

Our Seven News ‪#‎Anzac100‬ Schedule:

4.25am - Dawn Service & Marches
12.30pm - ‪#‎Gallipoli‬ Dawn Service
6pm - Special Edition News





April 20, 2015

Do you have a community project that needs support? Nabo Australia has launched their national community grants and they’re looking to spend $50,000 on projects that support local communities.

Applications are now open for NSW & ACT. For more information go to www....

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Melissa is a journalist, author and News Presenter with the Seven Network Australia and weekend breakfast radio host on smoothfm. She's also your typical busy mum of two and a passionate campaigner for charity - especially those that look out for children. She's one of Australia's most popular and trusted media personalities having worked in the electronic media since 1990.