Melody Briscoe joined WHNT 19 News in May of 2016, as a producer. She is originally from Marshall County, and has family in the Blount County area, as well. Her mother is a retired special education teacher, and her father is a retired brick mason turned stay-at-home dad. Melody also has three younger sisters; one who is a nurse at Huntsville Hospital and two that currently attend Snead State Community College.
Melody knew she wanted to write and produce for television at an early age. She graduated from the University of Montevallo with a B.A. in mass communication. She did a double concentration in print and broadcast journalism. She also attended Snead State Community College, before transferring to Montevallo.
Prior to working at WHNT News 19, she spent two years in Albany, Georgia as a news producer/digital content producer, and before that she worked as a production assistant with ABC 33/40 in Birmingham.
In her spare time, she enjoys science fiction, action and martial arts movies, playing video games, working out, spending time with family and her three dogs! She loves to keep up with all the current Marvel and D.C. movies and television shows! Superman is her favorite comic book character! She also has a green belt in karate, is a retired swim teacher and lifeguard.
Melody is thrilled to be back in North Alabama, and to be telling stories that affect her own community. If you have a story idea for her or just want to send her a “hello,” she would love the email!