top of page
Working with Laptop


First Coast Connect - Associate Producer

First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross is an hour-long call-in program that features local newsmakers, civic and community leaders, artists and people planning a variety of events across Northeast Florida, along with a roundtable of local media personalities and civic leaders each Friday.

The Florida Roundup - Associate Producer

Each week Melissa Ross of WJCT and Tom Hudson of WLRN in Miami, along with a panel of journalists from around the state, discuss the week in Florida news in The Florida Roundup. 

Beyond Birth and Death - Creator and Co-Host

I am the creator and co-host of "Beyond Birth and Death," a podcast for death-positive, birth-curious people looking beyond the medicalization of these sacred rites of passage. We are after a deeper understanding of the physiological, spiritual, and emotional components of birth and death. Together with my co-host Katarina Mineo, we will consider the links between birthing and dying. 

EU Jacksonville - Contributing Writer

EU Jacksonville Newspaper covers events, entertainment, and culture around and near Jacksonville, Florida. Daily content is published on upcoming concerts, the latest restaurants, theatre reviews, sports analysis, art galleries and openings, other cultural happenings, and all things about living and visiting Jax. I reviewed modern dance performances.

Jacksonville Magazine - Editorial Intern

I joined Jacksonville Magazine in 2016 as an editorial intern. I wrote articles for print and online, as well as cover features including "Best Summer Ever."

What's Health Got to Do with It? - Associate Producer

What's Health Got to Do with It? is a weekly talk program that examines where healthcare intersects with daily life and helps guide the listeners through an increasingly convoluted medical bureaucracy.

WJCT - Writer

WJCT is Northeast Florida's NPR partner station. I started at WJCT as an intern in Summer 2020. Since then, I've been hired as the station's Associate Producer. My articles cover State and National politics, COVID-19 coverage, and other metro events. 

Autism Parenting Magazine - Researcher & Staff Writer

I Joined Autism Parenting Magazine in 2017 and was hired as a staff writer in 2018. During my time at APM, I researched and wrote in-depth guides that address questions from parents of autistic children. As an autistic woman, I wrote with a personal understanding of the joys and struggles of living in a world that caters to neurotypical folks.

For Women Who Roar - Contributing Writer

For Women Who Roar is an online magazine that features pieces from women stepping into their power without apology.

Exclamation! Magazine - Contributing Writer

Exclamation! Magazine is an artistic, bold, and upscale publication featuring the best of fashion, music, and art from around the world. I reviewed up-and-coming musicians from across North America.

My writing has also been circulated by the following outlets:

bottom of page