Melissa Alonso Bio-Wiki, Age, Education, Family, CNN And Salary.

Who is Melissa Alonso? | Melissa Alonso Biography and Wiki

Melissa Alonso is an American television journalist. She works as a National News Editor based out of CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. There, she finds stories, determine platform interest, own stories from conception to completion, write stories for digital publication, partner with newsgathering units in bureaus/field to cover stories and support the daily technical operations around the country.

Melissa Alonso Age and Birthday

Details about Alonso’s date of birth are not known, she likes to keep her personal matters away from the public eye hence making it difficult to know her exact age. This section will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Melissa Alonso Height and Weight

Alonso appears to be quite tall in stature if her photos, relative to her surroundings, are anything to go by. However, details regarding her actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We are keeping tabs and will update this information once it is out.

Melissa Alonso Education

Alonso is a proud graduate of Florida International University and Wichita State University, where she studied Political Science with a minor in Global Communication (Bachelor’s Degree, 2010 – 2012) and Broadcast journalism (2013) respectively. At Florida International University, Alonso analyzed political theories, institutions, and processes within the broader context of the social sciences.

Taught by leading professionals in political campaigns, experts in elections and voting rights, and sitting Senator Marco Rubio. She acquired knowledge about Communication from a global perspective and explore how it transcends Public Relations, Advertising, and Journalism.

Melissa Alonso Family

After doing our research, details about her parents are not available and it is also not known if she has any siblings.

Melissa Alonso Husband

Alonso likes to keep her personal life private hence information about her dating life is not available. It is therefore not known whether he is married or has any children. However, this information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Melissa Alonso Facts and Body Measurements

Here are some interesting facts you don’t want to miss about Melissa Alonso

  • Full Name: Melissa Alonso
  • Education‎: Florida International University and Wichita State University
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Journalist

Melissa Alonso Career

Melissa Alonso CNN

Speaking of her career, Melissa was an assignment editor at WPLG, Miami from May 2016 – Jan 2019, where she earned an Emmy Award for her role in team coverage of the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas massacre, before coming to CNN in 2019. She also spent 1 year 5 months as a network producer for Spanish-language television, known as Univision Communications Inc., in Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area.

Alonso has also worked in other dockets in Miami, including 3 years both as an Administrative/Marketing Assistant at Simon Property Group and as a Broadcast Intern at CBS Corporation. In Wichita, Kansas Area Alonso worked as a writer at KSNW -TV and as an International Education Manager at Wichita State University. From 2011-2012, she worked at HIT Entertainment as a Fashion Editor.

CNN Anchors and Reporters

Her fellow news team at CNN include:


  • Natalie Allen
  • Christiane Amanpour
  • Becky Anderson
  • Guillermo Arduino
  • Zain Asher
  • John Avlon
  • David Axelrod
  • Carl Azuz
  • Brooke Baldwin
  • John Berman
  • Victor Blackwell
  • Wolf Blitzer
  • Kate Bolduan
  • Erin Burnett
  • Ana Cabrera
  • Alisyn Camerota
  • Julia Chatterley
  • Rosemary Church
  • Anderson Cooper
  • Chris Cuomo
  • S.E. Cupp
  • Robyn Curnow
  • Amanda Davies
  • John Defterios
  • Nina dos Santos
  • Max Foster
  • Mike Galanos
  • Bianna Golodryga
  • Hala Gorani
  • Dr. Sanjay Gupta
  • Poppy Harlow
  • Susan Hendricks
  • Erica Hill
  • Michael Holmes
  • Pedram Javaheri
  • Van Jones
  • Brianna Keilar
  • Lynda Kinkade
  • John King
  • Melissa Knowles
  • Alison Kosik
  • Don Lemon
  • Christina Macfarlane
  • Robin Meade
  • Mark Morales
  • Erica Orden
  • Christi Paul
  • Richard Quest
  • Don Riddell
  • Christine Romans
  • Evan McMorris-Santoro
  • Tom Sater
  • Andy Scholes
  • Michael Smerconish
  • Lynn Smith
  • Patrick Snell
  • Brian Stelter
  • Kristie Lu Stout
  • Anneken Tappe
  • Jake Tapper
  • Alex Thomas
  • Derek Van Dam
  • Bob Van Dillen
  • Cyril Vanier
  • John Vause
  • Amara Walker
  • Bill Weir
  • Jennifer Westhoven
  • Sarah Westwood
  • Fredricka Whitfield
  • Fareed Zakaria


  • Maribel Aber
  • Jim Acosta
  • Alex Marquardt
  • Cristina Alesci
  • Dana Bash
  • Melissa Bell
  • Jim Bittermann
  • Phil Black
  • Gloria Borger
  • Pamela Brown
  • Ryan Browne
  • Josh Campbell
  • Jason Carroll
  • Jean Casarez
  • Matthew Chance
  • Chris Cillizza
  • Elizabeth Cohen
  • Stephen Collinson
  • Kara Scannell
  • Arwa Damon
  • Oliver Darcy
  • Jeremy Diamond
  • Stephanie Elam
  • Nima Elbagir
  • Blake Ellis
  • Ashley Fantz
  • Alexandra Field
  • Rosa Flores
  • Clare Foran
  • Tom Foreman
  • Dianne Gallagher
  • Jamie Gangel
  • Brynn Gingras
  • Eleni Giokos
  • Scott Glover
  • Hadas Gold
  • Jennifer Gray
  • Drew Griffin
  • Paula Hancocks
  • Nia-Malika Henderson
  • Melanie Hicken
  • Kristen Holmes
  • Laura Jarrett
  • Joe Johns
  • Athena Jones
  • Randi Kaye
  • John King
  • Alison Kosik
  • Michelle Kosinski
  • Kyung Lah
  • Paul R. La Monica
  • Ed Lavandera
  • MJ Lee
  • Oren Liebermann
  • Suzanne Malveaux
  • Phil Mattingly
  • Miguel Marquez
  • Rene Marsh
  • Chloe Melas
  • Dan Merica
  • David McKenzie
  • Jeanne Moos
  • Sara Murray
  • Chad Myers
  • Paula Newton
  • Ryan Nobles
  • Patrick Oppmann
  • Bob Ortega
  • Donie O’Sullivan
  • Abby Phillip
  • Nick Paton Walsh
  • Evan Perez
  • Frederik Pleitgen
  • Mark Preston
  • Shimon Prokupecz
  • Manu Raju
  • Maeve Reston
  • Collette Richards
  • Will Ripley
  • Matt Rivers
  • Nic Robertson
  • Rafael Romo
  • Richard Roth
  • Boris Sanchez
  • Polo Sandoval
  • Leyla Santiago
  • Martin Savidge
  • Bianca Nobilo
  • Jessica Schneider
  • Jim Sciutto
  • Clare Sebastian
  • Sunlen Serfaty
  • Sara Sidner
  • Dan Simon
  • Isa Soares
  • Barbara Starr
  • Veronica Stracqualursi
  • Anna Stewart
  • John D. Sutter
  • Brian Todd
  • Gary Tuchman
  • Nick Valencia
  • Maegan Vazquez
  • Paul Vercammen
  • Clarissa Ward
  • Vicky Ward
  • Ivan Watson
  • Ben Wedeman
  • Coy Wire
  • Ryan Young
  • Vanessa Yurkevich
  • Jeff Zeleny

CNN Original Series Hosts

  • W. Kamau Bell
  • Anthony Bourdain
  • Lisa Ling
  • Mike Rogers
  • Bill Weir

Melissa Alonso Salary

Salaries at CNN range from an average of $37,311 to $144,282 a year. However, these figures may vary substantially according to the level of seniority of the employee in question. At the moment, we do not have the exact salary and net worth of Melissa Alonso but we’ll keep tabs and update once it is available.

Melissa Alonso Net Worth

Alonso has been in the media industry for quite a long time. She has no doubt amassed a huge fortune with the bulk of her wealth, coming from her professional journalism career. Despite her obvious riches, Alonso prefers to lead a modest lifestyle. However, the specifics about her assets and liabilities are still under review making it difficult to establish her actual net worth.

Frequently Asked Questions About Melissa Alonso

Who is Melissa Alonso?

Alonso is a well-known National News Editor at CNN. Prior to joining CNN, she was an assignment editor at WPLG, Miami from May 2016 – Jan 2019.

How old is Melissa Alonso?

Alonso has not shared her date of birth with the public, as it is not documented anywhere as of 2020.

How tall is Melissa Alonso?

Alonso has not shared her height with the public. Her height will be listed once we have it from a credible source.

Is Melissa Alonso married?

Details about her love life are still under review. We will let you know when she gets in a relationship or when we discover helpful information about her love life.

How much is Melissa Alonso worth?

Alonso has not yet revealed her net worth. We will update this section when we get and verify information about the wealth and properties under her name.

How much does Melissa Alonso make?

Salaries at CNN range from an average of $37,311 to $144,282 a year. However, these figures may vary substantially according to the level of seniority of the employee in question. At the moment, we do not have the exact salary and net worth of Melissa Alonso but we’ll keep tabs and update once it is available.

Where does Alonso live?

Because of security reasons, Alonso has not shared her precise location of residence. We will immediately update this information if we get the location and images of her house.

Is Alonso dead or alive?

Alonso is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of her being sick or having any health-related issues.

Where is Alonso Now?

Alonso is pursuing her career in journalism. She is working as a National News Editor at CNN since Feb 2016.