Melissa Rademaker

Melissa Rademaker

Multimedia Journalist

Moselle, MS

Melissa was born and raised in North Carolina where she graduated from UNC Chapel Hill with a degree in Broadcast and Electronic Journalism. She is a big Tar Heel sports fan and worked for the Carolina Football team in college.

She has experience interning as a Reporter at WXII 12 news in Winston-Salem, N.C. and as a Media Production Assistant at bigO agency in Dublin, Ireland.

She prefers the beach over mountains and tea over coffee.

Melissa loves traveling, reading, going to concerts and trying new restaurants. This is her first time in Mississippi and she is excited to explore the Pine Belt.

Have a recommendation or story idea? Email Melissa: melissa.rademaker@wdam.com.


Recent Articles by Melissa

  Jasper County plans to use grant for road improvements

  MDOT releases 2020 Hurricane Preparedness Guide

First annual Cause for Paws fair to support Hub City Humane Society

  Jones County students witness state representative take oath of office

Hub City Humane Society needs foster homes for animals during storm season

  MDOT reminds drivers of weather road risks

  Medical conditions add another element to storm preparations

  National Guard Best Warrior Competition 2020 kicks off at Camp Shelby

Hattiesburg Community Art Center offers teachers free recycled supplies

  Hattiesburg Community Art Center offers virtual classes

  Southern Miss students react to football coaching change

  Downtown Hattiesburg Association promoting economic development downtown

  MHP Labor Day enforcement period update

  BLM Mississippi and NAACP host voter registration and census cookout

Eligible Mississippians can now apply for absentee ballots

  West Jasper superintendent discusses progress of virtual learning

  How to keep your information safe while learning online

  Miss. Secretary of State: Vote by mail ‘impossible’ for state

  USM students react to COVID-19, online classes

  BetterTOGETHERHeidelberg hosts town beautification effort

  Ellisville community holds “Back the Blue” rally Saturday

  Doctors recommend not putting off routine health appointments due to pandemic

  Pine Belt rural hospital CEO discusses COVID-19 plan, concerns

  East Jasper students start school with paper materials

  Local businesses put together pop-up shop in Jasper Co.

  Presidential candidate Jorgensen campaigns in Hattiesburg Saturday

  Mississippi census numbers remain low as deadline is cut short

  Jasper County superintendents discuss start of school

MHP reminds drivers to be safe in school zones

  Bay Springs to purchase new body cameras for police