Who is Melissa Mack from Fox 8 News?
Melissa Mack was born on 2nd January 1981, in Cleveland, Ohio USA. She is a 38 year-old reporter, journalist and weathercaster, best recognized for her work as a Cleveland-based Fox meteorologist for the FOX 8 News Channel. Her career has been active since 2003.
— Melissa Myers (Mack) (@MackAttackFOX8) July 16, 2019
Melissa Mack Wiki Bio: Early Life, Family, Education
Melissa Mack spent all of her childhood in her hometown of Cleveland. Unfortunately, due to unknown reasons, Melissa lost a brother when she was very young. She was raised by her parents to always take an active part in her community, so while still in high school, Melissa volunteered with the Red Cross organization, and participated in several other workshops, activities and projects centered on helping the community and preserving the environment.
Besides spending as much time as possible with her friends and family, during her teenage years Melissa was also enthusiastic about cooking, and was always an avid sports fan, cheering for all of her hometown teams – the Cavs, the Indians and the Browns. At one point she took-up running, which is her favorite physical activity up to this day. Having matriculated from high school, Melissa enrolled at Youngstown State University, Ohio, and after four years of study she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications in 2003. Following this, she spent three years at Mississippi State University, from where she got her Broadcast Meteorology certification, including obtaining the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Seal of Approval during her studies.
Melissa’s first job after University was in January 2003 – she spent six months working as an on-air weather anchor and reporter for the WTAP News situated in Parkersburg, West Virginia, where her duties included reporting, shooting and editing pieces about the daily weather conditions. Her next job was at the WYTV ABC 33 back in Youngstown, where from June 2003 until November 2006, Melissa worked as an on-air meteorologist for the channel’s “Daybreak Morning Show”. After that, Melissa had her first tenure on Cleveland’s own FOX 8 News, where she spent the next three years doing live weather reporting and fill-in traffic reports. It was during her first tenure at FOX 8 News that she gained nationwide recognition and fame, however, in November 200, Melissa realized that she needed a change of scenery, and moved from Cleveland to Boston.
Work at WBZ CBS 4 and Return to FOX 8 News
Melissa land a job with the CBS Network’s WBZ weather forecast channel in January 2010, and worked as the morning and noon on-air meteorologist for over three years, which was enough time away from home for her to realize that Cleveland was and always will be a perfect place for her. She returned to WJW at FOX 8 in April 2013, and has been working as the on-air anchor and meteorologist there for the past six years. She can be seen on FOX 8 News in the 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. slots.
Speaking about her personal life, in July 2014 Melissa announced on the FOX 8 News that she was engaged to her boyfriend of several years called Ryan Myers. According to Melissa, Ryan took her on a surprise vacation where he proposed to her in a romantic manner. In September that years she announced that the two were officially married. On 18th December 2017 Melissa once again broke happy news on-air that she and Ryan welcomed their first child, a son named Jett. She said that her father was probably the happiest person in the world, saying ‘My dad’s like, can we have a little testosterone in this family’.
Following her graduation, Melissa has worked for four different news channels and has been in the weathercasting business for more than 15 years. Over the course of her career, she managed to acquire a net worth of over $1 million according to estimations by authoritative sources.
When it comes to social media, Melissa is pretty active on Twitter – her official Twitter account is followed by more than 10,600 fans. Besides this, she also has a Facebook profile. Melissa used to own an Instagram account as well, which she deleted for unknown reasons.
Appearance and Physical Characteristics
When it comes to her appearance, Melissa is 5ft 4ins (1.62m) tall, weighs around 141lbs (64kgs) and her vital statistics are 36-22-34. She has a natural dark brown hair and hazel colored eyes.