Melissa Gaona Bio, Wiki, WDBJ, Age, Height, Partner, Kids, Family, Salary, and Net Worth

Melissa Gaona Biography

Melissa Gaona is an American Anchor/Reporter working for WDBJ in Roanoke, Virginia as the weekday afternoon news anchor at 4 pm and 5 pm. She joined the station in June 2011.

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Melissa Gaona Age

Gaona manages to keep information regarding her dates of birth away from the limelight. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday and how old she is at the moment. Judging from her appearance, she might be in her 30s.

Melissa Gaona Height / Measurements

Gaona is of average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.

Melissa Gaona Husband/ Children

Melissa is happily married to Josh Cunningham who is the Administrative Pastor at Lighthouse Bible Church. On April 16, 2024, Melissa posted an old photo of Joshua on her Instagram wishing him a happy birthday. The couple celebrated their 10th anniversary on June 9, 2023, and posted a video on her Instagram with the caption, “Happy TEN years, mi amor! Watta ya say we do another TEN?!…”

Melissa and Josh are proud to be parents to their two daughters. On June 12, 2023, Melissa posted photos of her daughter, Charlie on her Instagram wishing her a happy birthday. On March 2, 2023, she posted photos of her daughter, Harper on her Instagram wishing her a happy birthday. Whenever Melissa is not busy working, she enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends. She also enjoys biking on the trails, cooking, fishing, painting, writing poetry and short story fiction as well as hiking.

Melissa Gaona Family / Relatives

Gaona was born and raised in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Texas, USA. Melissa manages to keep information regarding her parents away from the limelight. Additionally, she shares no information regarding whether she has any siblings or not. We will update this information once it’s available.

Melissa Gaona Education

In 2004, she joined Texas Tech University where she attained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Creative Writing in 2008. She later joined Liberty University in May 2020 where she attained her Master of Arts in Professional Writing in May 2022.

Melissa Gaona Career

Melissa serves as the weekday afternoon news anchor at 4 pm and 5 pm on WDBJ based in Roanoke, Virginia. Moreover, she also serves the station as the host of her series, “Hometown Veterans: Honoring our Heroes” which is aired every last Thursday of the month.

In addition to her roles at WDBJ, she is also working as a communications coordinator at The Lampstand since August 2021. While at The Lampstand, she works with the company in serving kids who have experienced sexual exploitation and trafficking. This company also offers wraparound services for all survivors as well as prevention education for youth and professional training for local groups.

Prior to working at WDBJ, she worked at WCYB/WEMT/CW4 based in Bristol, Virginia where she served as a reporter from May 2010 to May 2011. Previously, from 2008 to 2009, she worked at The Statesman in Tyler, Texas where she served as a sports reporter. Prior to joining the journalism world, she worked in the US Army where she worked on the diesel engines.

Melissa Gaona Salary

Gaona receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.

Melissa Gaona Net Worth

Through Gaona’s career as an Anchor and Reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $ 5 Million.

Melissa Gaona WDBJ

Gaona works with WDBJ where she serves alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Kate Capodanno
  2. Joe Dashiell
  3. Natalie Faunce
  4. Jean Jadhon
  5. Isabella Ledonne
  6. Neesey Payne
  7. Logan Sherrill
  8. Bradford Ambrose
  9. Brittany Morgan
  10. Kimberly McBroom
  11. Anthony Romano
  12. Brent Watts
  13. Leo Hirsbrunner
  14. Payton Major

Melissa Gaona Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Gaona is active on her social media accounts. She has about 30K followers on her Facebook Page, about 3,733 followers on her Twitter account, and around 3,103 followers on her Instagram account.

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