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S:2 E:3 | Melissa Mollet

In season 2, episode 3, Emmy winning news anchor, Melissa discusses her career path that started in elementary school and climbing up the network news ladder. We talked how exactly she got to her dream job and the mentors that helped her along the way. Melissa also opens up about the perseverance it took to build her family which included five lost pregnancies and a special adoption.

Melissa Mollet Bio: A native of Gaithersburg and graduate of Gaithersburg High School, Mollet’s journalism career began at NBC4 where she was an intern in three different departments during college. She returned in 2010 as a reporter for News4 Today. Mollet earned an Emmy Award for her 2013 story Rescuers Rescued in which she detailed a Beltway accident involving a fire truck.

In between stints at NBC4, Mollet reported and anchored the morning show for KDVR in Denver. She covered a wide range of stories -- from the 10th anniversary of the Columbine High School shootings to the 2008 Democratic National Convention to several American Idol finales in Los Angeles. While at KDVR, she won a Colorado Broadcasters Association award for "Best Breaking News Story.” (Taken from NBC Washington)

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People we discussed:

Jim Vance: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Vance

Alan Stein Jr: https://alansteinjr.com

NBC Washington: https://www.nbcwashington.com/

American Idol: https://abc.go.com/shows/american-idol

Fox Denver: https://kdvr.com

Melissa passed the baton to:

Dominique Dawes: https://twitter.com/dominiquedawes

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