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Melissa Block

Melissa Block

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Melissa Block Biography

Melissa Block is a media personality serving as a Special Correspondent for NPR, responsible for detailed profiles of newsworthy figures, and long-form stories and series on topical issues. Previously, she co-hosted NPR’s All Things Considered news program from 2003 until August 14, 2015.

MelissaBlockAge

She is 60 years old in 2022. She was born on December 28, 1961, in the United States of America.

Melissa Block Height

Block is 5 feet 5 Inches tall.

MelissaBlock Nationality

She is American.

Melissa Block Education

Block graduated from Radcliffe College, Harvard University, and was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Geneva.

MelissaBlock Family

Her Family is of Jewish ancestry, she was born into a family of craftsmen. Her parents own Handcrafters, a craft store in old Chatham, N.Y. Her uncle served as a leather craftsman and fiddler. He made sandals and music in his Greenwich village shop.

Melissa BlockHusband

Block is married to Stefan Fatsis who was born on April 1, 1963. He is an author and a journalist. He regularly appears as a guest on national public Radios. He as well appears as a panelist on the slate sports podcast Hung up and listen. Before that, Stefan was a staff reporter for the wall street journal.

Currently, the couple lives in Washington, DC, with their adorable daughter Chloe Fatsis.

Melissa Block NPR

Melissa began her NPR career in 1985 as an editorial assistant for All Things Considered and rose to become the show’s senior producer.

She was a reporter and correspondent in New York from 1994 to 2002, a period punctuated by the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11. Her reporting after those attacks helped earn NPR a George Foster Peabody Award. Block’s reporting on rape as a weapon of war in Kosovo was cited by the Overseas Press Club of America in awarding NPR the Lowell Thomas Award in 1999.

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She co-hosted NPR’s All Things Considered news program from 2003 until August 14, 2015. In August 2015 she became a Special Correspondent for NPR, responsible for detailed profiles of newsworthy figures, and long-form stories and series on topical issues.

In 2017, she traveled the country for the series “Our Land,” visiting a wide range of communities to explore how our identity is shaped by where we live. For that series, she paddled along the Mississippi River, went in search of salmon off the Alaska coast, and accompanied an immigrant family as they became U.S. citizens

Melissa Block Awards

In 2008, Melissa was recording an interview in Chengdu, China, when the area was struck by a 7.9 magnitude earthquake. Her earthquake coverage earned her a Peabody Award, a DuPont-Columbia Award, a National Headliner Award, and the Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award. Also, her reporting from Kosovo in 1999 for NPR won an Overseas Press Club Award.

Melissa BlockSalary

She has an estimated salary that ranges from n $20k-$100k annually.

Melissa Block Net Worth

Her net worth ranges from $1 million to $5 million.

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