Public Relations Manager The Weather Company
As public relations manager at The Weather Company, Melissa Medori supports multiple brands including The Weather Channel, Weather Underground and WSI. She works on external and internal corporate communications, with a focus on the digital properties, including weather.com; mobile, tablet, desktop and interactive television apps; and international efforts.
Prior to her current role, Melissa coordinated public relations efforts for The Weather Channel cable network, including long-form and live programming, talent promotion, and the company’s corporate and programming environmental initiative. Melissa previously worked at Rountree Group Communications Management in Atlanta managing clients in the hospitality, retail, real estate and healthcare industries. She also gained public relations experience at Philips Consumer Electronics and the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Melissa received her accreditation in public relations (APR) in 2010. She is an active member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), a corporate member of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and a member of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT).
A native of Atlanta, she earned her master’s degree in mass communication and public relations from the University of Georgia’s Grady College. She also received her bachelor’s degree in public relations, with minors in English and sociology, from the University of Georgia.