MELISSA IN THE MEDIA

On the TV set at ABC

Melissa has extensive media experience as a spokesperson for the food, grocery and healthcare industries, and received the 2016 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Media Excellence Award.

With more than 20 years of extensive media experience in Chicago and nationally, Melissa has conducted more than 200 live TV interviews. She has been interviewed by national and local TV and radio stations as well as newspapers, magazines and online outlets including FOX News, NPR, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Martha Stewart Living, Prevention, Cooking Light, Weight Watchers, Supermarket News and Today’s Dietitian.

Melissa has a proven track record for crafting meaningful messages, attractive food displays and interactive cooking demos for interviews including live or taped, in-studio or on-location TV and video, and hosted her own weekly TV segment “Heartland Health Tips” on the nationally syndicated US Farm Report TV show with Max Armstrong and Orion Samuelson.

On the Set at CBS, Cinco de Mayo

Redbook

3 Health Habits that are Good Enough

Shape

Give Your Kitchen a Checkup
April2013

Men's Fitness

Bertolli Organic Olive Oil
July/August2014

Better Homes & Gardens

A healthier Way to Sip Cocktails
December2013

Oprah Magazine

Can the Right Breakfast Make You Thin?
November2013

Diabetes Forecast

Decoding the Food Label
April2013

Fitness

Cook on the Bright Side
April2013

Food & Nuitrition

The Unapologetic Fat Girl's Guide to Exercise and Other Incendiary Acts
Summer2012

Diet & Nutrition

October2012

Weight Watchers

Creamy
July/August2012

Chicago Parent

Good Sense Eating
June2012

Fit Pregnancy

Farm Fresh: Grow a Healthy Baby with Fruits and Vegetables
June/July2012

Prevention

Mayonnaise or Butter?
January2012

Martha Stewart Living

The Muffin Makeover
November2011

Martha Steward Living

Snack Smarter
August2011