Melissa Ross, is the host of WJCT’s award-winning First Coast Connect radio show. She has more than 20 years of experience in broadcasting, including stints in Cincinnati, Chicago, Orlando and Jacksonville. During her career as a television and radio news anchor and reporter, Melissa won four regional Emmy awards for news and feature reporting and a national award from Public Radio News Directors, Inc.  She is married with two daughters, and is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism/Communications. She is a featured blogger on the Huffington Post website and a fill-in columnist at Jacksonville’s flagship newspaper, the Florida Times-Union.

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Melissa’s Fierce Talks Q & A with She Is Fierce! Founder Kelly Youngs