|Born||Craig Delano Melvin
May 20, 1979
Columbia, South Carolina
|Education||B.A. in government
Wofford College (2001)
|Occupation||News anchor/Correspondent, MSNBC NBC News|
|Notable credit(s)||WIS reporter and anchor (2001–2008)
WRC 6PM and 11PM weekend news anchor
|Spouse(s)||Lindsay Czarniak (m. 2011)|
Craig Delano Melvin (born May 20, 1979) is an American journalist and news anchor, working for NBC News and MSNBC as an anchor and NBC News correspondent. He currently anchors MSNBC Live on Saturdays and Sundays, and is a fill-in host for Lester Holt on Weekend Today. He currently is the interim co-anchor on Weekend Today while Lester Holt is the interim anchor of NBC Nightly News.
In 2012, Melvin anchored MSNBC's coverage for the Republican and Democratic National conventions, as well as Election Night coverage for TVOne in partnership with NBC News. Melvin often anchors topical matters of public interest. He covered Asiana Airlines 214 crash in July 2013, the George Zimmerman trial, the deadly tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, the Sandy Hook shooting in December 2012, and the West Fertilizer Company plant explosion in 2013.
Melvin is from Columbia, South Carolina. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Wofford College. His parents are Lawrence and Betty Melvin. He has a younger brother, Ryan Melvin, and an older brother, Rev. Lawrence Meadows. He is a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity.
- 2001–2008: WIS anchor and reporter
- 2008–2011: WRC-TV 6 PM and 11 PM Weekend news anchor
- 2011–present: NBC News/MSNBC
- Wedding Photo 2 Source
- Heil, Emily (March 11, 2014). "Lindsay Czarniak, Craig Melvin welcome baby boy". The Washington Post. Retrieved 29 March 2014.