Melanie Alnwick is a reporter for WTTG-Fox 5 and anchors Fox Morning News Sunday.
In 2008, Melanie received the coveted Emmy Award for News Writing, and an Emmy for Specialty Reports. In 2007, Melanie brought home the Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting, a Chesapeake AP Award for Specialty Reporting, was nominated for 2 national Genesis Awards.
Her series of investigative reports on DC's Spring Valley neighborhood earned her National Emmy recognition for "Outstanding Regional News Story".
She has 2 other Emmys for Investigative Reporting, and has been nominated two more times in that category.
Melanie came to WTTG-TV from NBC-17 in Raleigh, North Carolina where she was a general assignment reporter and weekend anchor. She specialized in covering US Army and Air Force issues at Fort Bragg, Pope Air Force Base and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. Melanie also traveled with the Air Mobility Command to Bosnia and Albania to cover Operation Allied Force and Joint Task Force Shining Hope.
Prior to that she was a general assignment reporter and weekend weather anchor at WHP-TV in Harrisburg, PA.
Melanie got her first job in television as the Assistant to the News Director at WUSA-TV in Washington DC. She broadened her skills as Associate Producer for WUSA's OJ Simpson trial coverage and Producer for "Inside Washington".
Born in Davis, CA, Melanie has lived across the country and the world, moving more than 15 times with her Air Force family.
She is happy to be back in the DC Metropolitan area. She graduated from Fort Hunt High School in Alexandria, VA, and continued her education at the University of Florida and James Madison University. She is married and has two children.
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