Melissa is one of the most popular media personalities in Australia. She is a news presenter and journalist with Seven News Australia.
Melissa also hosts the weekend breakfast program for radio station smoothfm between
6am and 10am.
After graduating from Charles Sturt University with a Degree in Broadcast Journalism in 1990, Mel began her career as a television news reporter in Canberra, before joining the Seven Network in 1995.
A multiple Silver Logie nominee as Most Popular Television Presenter, Melissa was voted one
of the ‘most real celebrity mums’ and regularly polls in the Top 50 of Reader’s Digests annual
list of ‘most trusted Australians.’
Melissa co-authored the Working Mothers Survival Guide in 2007. Her second book, Alphabet
Soup, was published in March 2014.
Melissa is married to John and the very proud mother of Nicholas and Talia. Melissa is
involved in several charities – and all have a direct focus on children. These include World
Vision, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Westmead Children’s Hospital and she was recently
appointed Chair of the Giants Foundation.
The Alannah and Madeline Foundation and I share the same values. I believe we need to protect our children from all forms of violence and promote caring, friendliness and mutual respect. This is why I am honoured to officially become an Ambassador for them.
“I have been involved in many activities with The Alannah and Madeline Foundation over
the years and I have always been impressed with what they do and how they do it. I am
honoured to represent them as an Ambassador.”
“The work of The Alannah and Madeline Foundation resonates deeply with me as a mum of two young
children. I want my kids to grow up in a world of respect and caring and this is why I support the
Foundation and their initiatives.” - Foundation ambassador, Melissa Doyle.
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