Melanie Hunter KCRA, Biography, Salary, and Net Worth

Melanie Hunter Biography

Melanie Hunter is a well-known American Traffic anchor working for KCRA News. Before Joining the station she worked as a traffic reporter and anchor at KVOA-TV for a period of three years.

Melanie Hunter Education

Hunter studied at the Univeristy of Arizona where she graduated with a B.A. degree in Journalism class of 2012. She interned at KOLD News 13 (CBS) for five months, from Jan 2010 to May 2010. Hunter was also a News intern at KVOA-TV (NBC) from Jan 2011 to May 2011. She also interned at KFVS-TV for three months, from Jun 2011 to Aug 2011.

Melanie Hunter KCRA
Melanie Hunter KCRA

Melanie Hunter Career

Melanie Hunter is working as a Morning Meteorologist/Traffic Anchor at Hearst. Before joining the station she worked at the NBC Affiliate KVOA in Tucson, Arizona for three years. She also worked as a  general assignment reporter at the NBC affiliate KSNF. She was later promoted to the lifestyle co-host, and also filled in as weather and news anchor.

Hunter also worked as an Anchor, Host, and Reporter at KSNF for almost three years, from May 2012 – Nov 2014. At KSNF, she was responsible for shooting and editing her own stories. Hunter was also responsible for hosting an hour-long 4 PM news/lifestyle program. Sometimes she would also work as an aFill-in anchor on all other newscasts. 

Before that, she had spent almost a year at Arizona Public Media where she held different positions. She began as an Arizona Week” Journalist/Intern for five months, from Aug 2011 to Dec 2011. She was later promoted to the position of an On-Air Reporter for “Arizona Illustrated” from Oct 2011 to Dec 2011.

She later occupied the position of Host/Producer for five months, from Jan 2012 to May 2012. As a host and producer, Hunter was responsible for writing, reporting, and producing content for the web-based program.

Prior to that, Hunter also worked as a General Manager at University of Arizona Television for more than one year, from May 2011 to May 2012. She was responsible for promoting the station through social media and also hiring and training students.

From Jan 2011 to May 2011, Hunter worked at KVOA-TV (NBC) as a News Desk Assistant. She was responsible for alerting the newsroom on breaking news and also preparing live shot information. 

Melanie Hunter Salary

She receives an annual salary ranging from $140,000 -$ 230,000. This is from her career as a Traffic Reporter.

Melanie Hunter Net Worth

Hunter has an approximated net worth of between $100K -$250K U.S dollars.