Melody is a News Producer for Morning Edition on VPR and a producer for But Why: A Podcast For Curious Kids.
She was formerly VPR's deputy news director and a reporter covering Addison and Franklin counties. She began at VPR as a part-time production assistant and was promoted to full-time in 2007. She has also served as a news and editorial assistant for The Burlington Free Press. After graduating from Skidmore College, she spent a year in France working as a high school teaching assistant.
Melody grew up on a dairy farm in Addison County. She spends her free time gardening, cooking and being outside as much as possible.