Craig Melvin

The Today Show Host, Moderator

Today Show anchor and Today Third Hour host Craig Melvin is a native of Columbia, SC. Melvin has covered a wide range of events, including the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, the George Zimmerman trial, the Sandy Hook school shooting, and a series on the future of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Melvin’s journalism career began during high school when he served as an “Our Generation” reporter for Columbia’s WIS News 10. In that role, Melvin became one of the youngest recipients of an Associated Press award for a report on innovative teaching.

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