Melanie was raised in Brigham City. A former Aggiette,
she obtained a degree in business administration and marketing from Utah State. Before coming to UPR Melanie previously worked in accounting. She has also owned and operated a river business on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River and lived in Sun Valley, Idaho for 20 years.
She now resides in Logan with her two daughters, one son, and their cat Westley.