Melanie is from Pasadena, California, where as a young girl she received her ” official training” for her future career by working at her dad’s diner, meeting people from all walks of life. She started her radio on-air career in Bishop, California and from there went to Mammoth
Mountain, then Sacramento and finally to Las Vegas. Being on-air has allowed her to work and volunteer with many great organizations. She has been the honorary Chair of The Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure, established “Melanie’s Closet” with Opportunity Village providing gently used clothes for women re-entering the workplace, as well as working with the American Cancer Society, Boys Hope Girls Hope, the NSPCA, and the Clark County Reading a Program.
Melanie is honored to help others, and enjoys hosting Charity Gala’s, being the voice of The Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino, doing on-air and TV Advertising and even performed as a guest celebrity in the Broadway Acclaimed Play “The Vagina Monologues” Her list of celebrity interviews is endless,ranging from Bette Midler to Jon Bon Jovi, from Celine Dion to Jerry Seinfeld. However, one of her favorites was taking her audience to Chicago to interview Oprah! She has received the Review Journal’s Best of Las Vegas award for best Radio Personality several times, was the first radio personality to be a recipient of “Women in Performing Arts, Entertainment and Media” and was the first local Radio Personality to be awarded a Key To The City by Mayor Oscar Goodman. When Melanie is not waking up Las Vegas, she spends time with family and friends in Southern California, and Seattle.