Melanie Gillespie, WPXI-TV

Melanie Gillespie

Melanie Gillespie is a Pittsburgh native, born and raised in Bridgeville and an alum of South Fayette School District.

She joined the Channel 11 team in July of 2015.

As a graduate of Kent State University, Melanie majored in broadcast journalism with a minor concentration in sports administration.

Melanie came back to the 'Burgh from WJAC in Johnstown, where she served as weekend anchor/reporter for 4 years. Prior to that, she was a reporter in Bluefield, West Virginia at the NBC affiliate, WVVA-TV.

She's helped to cover big stories like the Jerry Sandusky Scandal and the 10th Anniversary of Flight 93.

Melanie will be reporting out of the Westmoreland County bureau, and is excited to be back home, in the town she loves, and reporting for the station she grew up watching!

If you have any ideas, tips or comments, please email her.

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