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Ep. 142 - Melissa Long - Deciphering the Truth out of Biased Media

Melissa Long / Ground: News from the Source

Melissa Long is an Emmy Award winning broadcast and digital journalist. She’s currently a founding member of Ground – an innovative, artificial intelligence powered global news platform.

Most recently, Melissa was an anchor/ reporter with Atlanta’s  NBC station. Melissa previously served as an international correspondent for Bloomberg TV in Hong Kong, Sydney and New York. Earlier in her career, she was as an anchorreporter with CNN, HLN and While working as a broadcast journalist in Rochester, New York, Melissa enjoyed her time as an adjunct communications professor.

A graduate of the Leadership Atlanta Class of 2017, Melissa has participated in educational fellowships through Columbia University, the United Nations Foundation in New York, National Press Foundation in Washington, RIAS in Germany and the East·West Center in China. She also spearheaded voluntourism programs with children in Singapore and Costa Rica.

Melissa graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse University with a dual degree in journalism and policy studies and was awarded an MBA from the University of Rochester.



Ted Jenkin /Oxygen Financial

Chris Hanks / KSU EC

Lee R. Heisman /Savant, LLC

Melissa Long / Ground: News from the Source

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