Melissa Lonner is an Executive Producer on Getting Younger has over 2 decades of experience in booking, producing, and managing in the television industry. Moreover, Melissa Lonner worked at Sirius XM Entertainment Talk as a Vice President and General Manager. On the other hand, she worked as a Senior Producer for NBC News and was named one of Billboard’s top women in music for over five years.
Table of Biography
Melissa Lonner was born in Bangkok, Thailand. Moreover, She has Thai-American nationality and holds a mixed ethnic background. She was raised in Munich by her parents. Besides, that, there is no more detailed information regarding her birth date, age, zodiac sign, parents, and her sibling. We can assume that Melisa was well cared for and raised by her parents.
Melissa Lonner has already been recognized for her outstanding performance and high grades since she was a youngster. Moreover, she start going to high school when she was 16 years old. In addition, after graduating from high school, she received a bachelor’s degree from a public US state university.
There is no proper information regarding from which year Melissa started her professional career. However, she is TODAY’s Senior Producer, responsible for all entertainment features during the show’s four live hours. Since 2005, she handled the booking, budgeting, and production of America’s most popular morning show’s film and televisions.
Her initiative and strategic thinking have pushed her to be one of the most respected figures in the music and entertainment industries. She also has earned her spots on Billboard’s top women in music lists in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012, as well as a spot on the Billboard Power 100 in 2012.
Melissa also contributes to the production of other NBC Shows. She worked on Rock Center with Brian Williams and handled the weeklong series “Making a Difference” for NBC Nightly News. Moreover, she also coordinated the Dateline hours specials of Brad Pitt and Angela Jolie, Britney Spears, and others. She handled many Super Bowl Shows for TODAY in Indianapolis and she serves as a consultant for MSNBC, Telemundo, NBC Sports (including programming for the 2012 Summer Olympics), and Al Roker’s “Wake Up with Al,” aiding with scheduling and locating talent. Her experience of the media and relationships in the entertainment industry have also been put to use in the development of NBC primetime shows.
Before joining TODAY, she worked for Access Hollywood as a senior segment/ producer and was key in the show’s launch. She was a senior writer for CNBC’s Steals and Deals and a producer for CNBC’s America’s Talking and Straight Forward with Roger Ailes.
Achievements and Net Worth
Talking about awards and recognitions, she is an Emmy award-winning television executive. Working in the entertainment industry for more than 2 decades, she has earned a lot of recognition. In 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012, she was named to Billboard’s top women in music lists, as well as a slot on the Billboard Power 100 in 2012.
Working in the various shows as a producer, manager, she has earned a decent amount of money in her professional career. But according to some online sources, her estimated net worth is around $650,000.
As of now, Melissa is single and keeps her personal life away from social media. But in past, she married once but information regarding her husband and marital life is a secret. In 2010, she filed a sexual harassment case against her former colleague and reported that she was in a marital relationship before.
Melissa experienced the unthinkable in 2010 while sitting on a couch in Matt Lauer’s Rockefeller Plaza office. Matt is a contributor for Dateline NBC and a former co-host of NBC’s Today show.
He unbuttoned his pants and exposed himself to her, according to the Daily Mail. Lauer allegedly quit speaking with her following the incident, according to Lonner. First, she broke down in tears in front of her co-host Ann Curry, pleading with her not to divulge her name to NBC management for fear of Lauer ruining her career.
Body Measurement and Social media
Talking about Melissa’s social media presence, she is not active on any kind of platform. Moreover, she likes to live a private life rather than wasting time on social media.