Melissa is a freelance journalist based in Boston. She recently graduated from Emerson College (Class of 2020) with a degree in journalism and a minor in Fiction. She grew up in the Philippines and moved to Boston in college to pursue a career in journalism. Melissa was WGBH (Boston's Local NPR): Under the Radar with Callie Crossley's production intern. In the past she was an opinion columnist and the sole podcast producer for The Berkeley Beacon, and a romance writer for Your Magazine. Melissa also reported for The Somerville Times and 88.9WERS: You Are Here.
Audio Journalism Column Writing
Data Visualization Feature Writing
Hyperlocal News Opinion