Melissa Gaffney is a writer and editor living in New York City. She is currently a news editor at ABC News Digital.
Her career began in New Jersey, where she worked as a reporter at various weekly newspapers across the Garden State and covered everything from local town meetings to a historic presidential election in 2008.
Melissa is an award-winning journalist and has been a member of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and Military Reporters and Editors Association.
Melissa lives in Manhattan, but she will always be a Jersey Girl at heart.