Melanie Alnwick

Raves, Rants & Reviews from Emmy Award Winning Journalist & Anchor, Melanie Alnwick

Why the White House Correspondents Dinner Leaves Me Cold DC journos call it the ‘Nerd Prom’ – but you know they secretly love being included. Click on the link for our post-pary chat with The Hill columnist Judy … Continue reading

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Jane Goodall on GoodDayDC

Jane Goodall and the state of chimpanzee conservation – DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG. The amazing & inspiring Jane Goodall stopped by Good Day DC – we chatted about … Continue reading

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Dana Perino dishes on DC

In The Hot Seat: Dana Perino. Hosting Dana Perino was one of the highlights of May – she’s smart, funny and has a wicked side too.  Click on the link … Continue reading

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Thank you, little flower! 

Thank you, little flower!I needed your sunny face today.  There’s been another school #shooting – this one in #Spokane, Washington.  People in the #Caribbean islands and #Florida and #Houston and … Continue reading

13 September 2017 · Leave a comment

I love words…

I love words. Not just the perfect turn of phrase, but the physical creation of lettering & typography. I love the scent of India ink, squishy kneaded erasers, the faint … Continue reading

27 April 2017 · Leave a comment

Welcome, Pope Francis

September 22, 2015 The year was 1979. We styled our hair like Farrah Fawcett. Roller skated to Donna Summer & the Bee Gees. Wore rainbow suspenders like Mork from Ork. … Continue reading

25 April 2017 · Leave a comment


I didn’t mean to, but – you . were . so …  S W E E T.  You belonged to another – and I had promised not to cheat.  You … Continue reading

20 April 2017 · Leave a comment

SuperDork & sea glass

This is not the picture I thought I’d post to mark this birthday. I wanted a kick-ass pic that said, “Take that, 50!”  But instead, I chose this. This is … Continue reading

30 March 2017 · Leave a comment

It is not wrong, cruel or racist to ask questions. I am so conflicted. I hear the masses sharpening their pitchforks and building the pillories. In my heart, I agree that our schools should be welcoming, safe harbors for … Continue reading

24 March 2017 · Leave a comment

Sex Crime at Sidwell Friends School 

March 18, 2016 Wow. Quite a headline story to walk into this morning. And to be honest – I had some internal debates over how to cover it. My questions, … Continue reading

18 March 2016 · Leave a comment