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

Hattiesburg’s Town Square Park named Mississippi’s public space of year

  Experts share tips for protecting your info while shopping online

Ways to save on holiday shopping this year

Memorial highway sign in Lamar County honors fallen HPD officer

MDOT releases 2020 Hurricane Preparedness Guide

  Medical conditions add another element to storm preparations

  Southern Miss students react to football coaching change

  How to keep your information safe while learning online

Ellisville community holds “Back the Blue” rally Saturday

  Presidential candidate Jorgensen campaigns in Hattiesburg Saturday

  Mississippi census numbers remain low as deadline is cut short

Doctor warns indoor gyms are high-risk areas for COVID-19