Time on Board: ’12-’16
“Having the ability to recognizing the incredible work, dedication, and drive of fellow area journalists is why I’m honored to be a board member of NATAS Mid-America.”
Melissa Greenstein is a regional Emmy-award winning journalist with sixteen years’ experience working in television news. She grew up near Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from Ohio University in Athens with a Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunications.
Melissa spent seven years in the news division at CNN in both Atlanta and New York. She then ventured cross-country and worked as a writer/producer at KCBS/KCAL and KTLA in Los Angeles. In 2006, she and her husband, Jeff, returned to his hometown of Kansas City, Missouri where Melissa became a news producer at KCTV5. After leaving KCTV5, she worked at KMBC, and then later became the Executive Producer of Special Projects at KSHB-TV in 2011.
Melissa, Jeff, and their two daughters live in Leawood, Kansas.