Craig Melvin is a news anchor on NBC News’ “TODAY” and an anchor on MSNBC. His breaking news coverage and reporting appears across all NBC News and MSNBC platforms.

Melvin has covered a wide-range of news events, including several Republican and Democratic National Conventions. He has also covered tragic mass shootings across the country for the network, and has reported extensively on police involved shootings and subsequent protests in Baltimore, Maryland in 2015 and Ferguson, Missouri in 2014.

Melvin covered the 2016 death of Muhammad Ali, and two presidential Inaugurations. He also contributed to NBC Sports coverage of the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Brazil.

Prior to joining NBC News and MSNBC in July 2011, Melvin earned acclaim as an evening news anchor at WIS in Columbia, South Carolina where he was named “Best Anchor” by the South Carolina Broadcaster’s Association and awarded two Emmy Awards.

Melvin is a graduate of Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina where he serves on the board of trustees. He is an active member in several charities, including Fred’s Team at Sloan Kettering and Big Brothers, Big Sisters.

Melvin resides in Connecticut with his wife, CNN Bleacher Report’s Lindsay Czarniak and two children.

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