Melissa is a multimedia journalist and producer at NowThis, the most-watched news publisher on Facebook. She produces long-form content and short documentaries with a fresh, humanizing approach. She focuses on immigration and social reporting in order to explore the issues that affect communities and individuals across the globe. Melissa aims to incite action by informing young people about complex issues through personal storytelling via social reporting.
Melissa is a proud Mexican-American raised in Tijuana, Mexico. She's currently based in New York City.