Melissa Wilson Bio, Wiki, Age, FOX 26, Husband, Net worth, Salary, and Twitter

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Melissa Wilson Profile

Melissa Wilson is an American Emmy Award-winning anchor who is currently on FOX 26 News. At the station, she serves the Morning News on weekdays. Additionally, Melissa co-anchored FOX 26 News at 9 p.m. for ten years, as part of the longest-running anchor team at FOX 26.

Melissa Wilson Age

Wilson was born on 22nd January in Texas, United States of America. However, she has not revealed the year of her birth therefore it is not known how old she is. We will update this information as soon as it is available. She celebrates her birthday on 22nd January every year.

Melissa Wilson Height

She stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Melissa Wilson Family

Wilson has neither disclosed the names of her parents nor those of her siblings as she likes to keep her personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.

Melissa Wilson Husband

She is happily married to her loving husband David Wilson. The duo tied the knot on 6th June 2003, they dated for fifteen years before exchanging their wedding vows. The duo is the parents of two sons, Zach Wilson and Caleb Wilson. She is religious and she has taught her son’s Sunday school classes. The family has reared a leopard gecko, hermit crabs, fire belly toads, a hamster, two cats, and a puppy.

Melissa Wilson Leukemia (son)

Her son Caleb was diagnosed with Leukemia in 3013 when he was just six years old. During her pregnancy, she suffered from a pulmonary embolism. She believes that her condition is attributed to her son’s Leukemia. Mellissa started complaining of aches, pains, and low-grade fever and he was later diagnosed with blood cancer. They got their son through cancer with lots of love and laughter. Furthermore, Caleb just got clearance to move to cancer check-ups every three months!

Melissa Wilson
Melissa Wilson

“My little boy, Caleb, is CANCER-FREE!!! The final test results are in! Incredible doctors and your faithful prayer warriors helped us heal him! He has suffered so much for almost 4 years through this battle & now it’s almost over. Only 4-weeks of chemo left! Thank you for helping us through this trying time. I forgot what it felt like to be so happy. Heading out to celebrate with my little man.”

Melissa Wilson Career

Wilson is an Emmy Award-winning anchor for FOX 26 Morning News on weekdays. She loves to head out to the Texas Medical Center throw on comfy scrubs and follow doctors and patients through procedures, as a medical reporter for FOX 26. Melissa co-anchored FOX 26 News at 9 p.m. for ten years, as part of the longest-running anchor team at FOX 26.

Melissa made the switch to mornings in 2010 when her son began school and she needed “mom-friendly” working hours. It’s a great move career-wise, as she enjoys all of the live interviews and a more relaxed format that comes with a morning news program.

A Texas native, Melissa received her Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunications from Baylor University. She began her career as the evening anchor at KAUZ-TV in Wichita Falls and then went on to anchor at Florida’s News Channel. Houston Woman Magazine named Melissa one of the “Top 50 Most Influential Women in Houston”. American Women in Radio and Television nominated Melissa for “Personality of the Year”.

She has been honored with the prestigious “Gracie Award” and Lone Star Emmy Awards. The Fair Care Center of Houston named Melissa a “Living Legend”. The Houston Press named Melissa one of Houston’s “Most Beautiful Reporters”. Melissa has been an Honorary Co-Chair for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure since 2000.

Melissa Wilson Boards of Directors

Additionally, she serves on their Advisory Board of Directors. She serves or has served, on the following Boards of Directors: Children at Risk, Lazarus House, March of Dimes, United Way, Harris County Community College Nurse’s Association, “Gifts with Heart”, and Baylor Business Network. This year will be her 12th Annual “Melissa Wilson Golf Classic” for Children at Risk. Melissa is a member of the Baylor University Women’s Association and Sigma Kappa’s Alumnae Association.

She is a “Friend” of Escape Family Resource Center. She has volunteered for the Christian Community Service Center and is a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists and The Society of Professional Journalists. Wilson has interviewed everyone from Mexico’s President Vicente Fox, Kofi Annan, Walter Cronkite, Karl Rove, Bill O’Reilly, and Dan Rather, to Actors James Earl Jones, Andy McDowell, Rob Schneider, Lucy Liu, and singers Josh Groban, Nora Jones, Clay Walker, and Amy Grant.

She has gotten to meet Presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George HW Bush, and First Ladies Barbara Bush, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Laura Bush, as well as Al and Tipper Gore. Furthermore, Melissa is heavily involved in her children’s activities. She serves as the Co-Den Leader with her husband for their son’s Cub Scouts troop. Wilson has served on the Capital Campaign Cabinet, as well as the Gala Fundraising Committee at her son’s school.

Additionally, she has taught her sons Sunday school classes. Moreover, she loves to play sports with her children. They stay busy taking care of the family pets, including a puppy, two cats, a leopard gecko, a turtle, fire belly toads, hermit crabs, a hamster, and many fish. She also enjoys capturing special moments with her family and career through scrapbooking. One of her best ways to spend time is Gardening

Melissa Wilson Salary

She has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from her career at FOX 26 News.

Melissa Wilson Net Worth

Wilson has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as an Anchor.

Melissa Wilson Social Media Platforms

Wilson is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 30k followers on Twitter, 23.8k followers on Instagram, and 45k followers on Facebook.

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