Bri Mellon joined WOWT in March of 2018 as the Weekend Sports Anchor and Reporter.
Bri is originally from Southern California and went to college at the University of California, Santa Barbara. While in college, Bri was involved in multiple internships, such as the Kobe Bryant Academy where she got to interact with her favorite basketball player #mambamentality. Bri also interned with the Santa Barbara Foresters and with KEYT News Channel 3, landing her a job prior to graduation.
Bri lived in Amarillo, Texas for two years working at KFDA News Channel 10 before arriving in Omaha. After her first year covering sports in Amarillo, she was promoted to Sports Director. In West Texas Bri reported on the Big 12 and learned what Friday Night Lights meant in the Texas Panhandle. Bri anchored and produced ‘The Wrap up’ a hour long high school football show covering 60 high schools from Eastern New Mexico to Western Oklahoma.
The SoCal native is excited to be in the Midwest and can’t wait to explore Omaha. Bri was blown away by the Nebraska Spring Game and is counting down the days till the Cornhuskers take field in the fall.
Fun Facts - Mellon loves the beach, is obsessed with dolphins, and dominates in air hockey.
She grew up playing soccer her whole life and loves working out. She is a Lakers and Cowboys fan, bring on the haters.
Feel free to reach out and say hi to Bri if you see her at a game!