Melony was born and raised in Erie, PA. She graduated with a B.A. in Communications from the University of Pittsburgh and moved to Scottsdale, AZ for a job in marketing upon graduation. After 4+ years she moved to Columbus to escape the dessert heat and get closer to home. She loves the community and vibrant music scene in Columbus. She has worked for Columbus City Schools and non-profits, such as the YMCA of Central OH and I Know I Can (IKIC), before coming to work for WCBE in 2014 as the Office Manager. She says "this is the greatest job ever and I'm so happy to be part of the ‘CBE team!" She and her husband live in NW Columbus and have 2 daughters.