Melissa Holmes Biography
Melissa Holmes is an American award-winning Journalist currently working For WGRZ-TV in Buffalo since 2012. She co-anchors 2 On Your Side’s Daybreak every weekday from 4:30 to 7:00 a.m.
Melissa Holmes Age
How old is Holmes? The date and month in which she was born is currently not available, research is ongoing will update it as soon as it is available.
Melissa Holmes Height|Weight
Holmes stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs.
Melissa Holmes Education
Holmes graduated from Sweet Home High School. She additionally majored in Broadcast Journalism and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. She went abroad to London to study and at the same time worked at Sky News in the ‘War Room’.
Melissa Holmes Family
Holmes was born and raised in Amherst, United States, however, she has not revealed information regarding her family members. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Melissa Holmes Husband|Married
Holmes recently revealed that she is happily married to her husband Jay Skurski who is a sports reporter for Buffalo News. More information about their marriage is however not disclosed.
Melissa Holmes Children
Holmes together with her husband Jay Skurski welcomed a son by the name Elliott Skurski; who is ranked among one of the best young golfers.
Melissa Holmes Career
Holmes worked for Sky News in the ‘War Room’ while she studied in Europe. She also worked for WTVH-5 as a producer in Syracuse and as a reporter/anchor in WSYR-9. It was at this point that she headed back home to Buffalo to work for WIVB-TV in 2005.
Among major stories that she has covered and earned her large recognition by Western New Yorkers include; the 5/14 Tops mass shooting, the Crash of Flight 3407, the “Snowvember” Storm of 2014, the arrest and conviction of the Bikepath Rapist, the Christmas Blizzard of 2022, the search for Ralph “Bucky” Phillips, and the Surprise October Storm.
Buffalo is known by people as a ‘City of Good Neighbors’ and Holmes ensures she brings this out clearly in a series she produces writes shoots and edits “Good Neighbors” and “Selfless Among Us”. While she is not working she will be seen riding a Golf carta with her son Elliott who is a golfer but she personally, is poor in the game.
Melissa Holmes Awards
In 2018, Holes earned a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award due to a report she did “Under the Helmet,” which was of a Super Bowl-winning NFL player. He battled mental illness and stigma. The reports also earned her first place for Public Service with the New York State Associated Press awards. She has furthermore won three New York State Emmy awards. Due to her report in 2016 of two leukemia patients who fell in love, 2014 The Best Morning Newscast, and for a report she did in a windstorm in 2009. She was also honored with the Female News Anchor of the Year Award by Medaille College.
Melissa Holmes Salary|Net Worth
Holmes has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which she earns from her broadcasting career.