Melissa is a documentary showrunner, producer, writer, director and former shooter (and very occasional pinch-hitting audio recordist). For over a decade she's produced quality non-fiction programming for Netflix, National Geographic, Showtime, Discovery, History, A&E, Travel and more.
Most recently, Melissa oversaw the popular Netflix project High Score, a series exploring the early days of video games. Before that, she helmed a two-hour exclusive look inside the Secret Service for National Geographic. Other showrunning experience includes the Showtime series Dark Net, a series about how technology is changing the way we live, and National Geographic's Explorer, a series of one-hour monthly specials covering various topics such as black market antiquities, the Kurds' fight against Isis and a climbing expedition in Myanmar.