Craig Melvin

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Craig Melvin is an American television anchor who presently works for MSNBC, where he anchors MSNBC Live. He is also associated with NBC News, where he is one of the presenters of Weekend Today.

Quick Facts About Craig Melvin

Name Craig Melvin
Profession TV Anchor
Gender Male
Birthday May 20, 1979
Age 38 Years Old
Star Sign Capricorn

Born on May 20, 1979, in Columbia, South Carolina, Craig Delano Melvin is a graduate of Wofford College. He is the second of three sons of Lawrence and Betty Melvin. His elder brother, Lawrence Meadows, is a reverend. 

Before joining MSNBC in 2011, Craig was an anchor at NBC-affiliated WRC in Washington. He had begun his journalism career in high school and reported for Columbia based WIS. He was one of the youngest receivers of an Associated Press award during that time. He went on to bag an Emmy Award while working at WIS and was recognized as the South Carolina Broadcaster’s Association’s Best Anchor.

Craig has reported on important news such as the Asiana Airlines 214 crash, the George Zimmerman trial, the Moore, Oklahoma tornado, and Sandy Hook shootings. In 2012, he covered both Republican and Democratic national conventions for MSNBC.

Craig is married to ESPN sports anchor Lindsay Czarniak. They met on-air when they worked at WRC-TV and wed on October 15, 2011. They have two children and presently live in Westport, Connecticut. 

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