Melissa Behling

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Hometown: Racine, WI

High School: J.I. Case High School

College: University of Wisconsin – Madison

Other Journalism Experience: Special Projects Editor at Madison Commons, Video Production Intern at University Communications, News Intern at News 3 Now

Started at News 3 Now on: Aug. 13, 2017

What is your favorite part about living in Madison? Seeing Lake Monona every day

What is the biggest news story that you’ve covered? The closing of Madison’s Oscar Mayer plant and the legacy it leaves behind

What do you like to do in your spare time? Drum for the Green Bay Packers & Milwaukee Bucks, teach drum lessons, videography, “study” cinematography on Netflix

What is your favorite kind of ice cream? It’s impossible for me to choose, but I’ll go with Ben & Jerry’s Half Baked.

What is the funniest thing that’s ever happened to you? Superman-ing on a treadmill at Sears in sixth grade. The scars are less funny.

Who is your hero and why? My mom because she’s the most selfless person I know.

What is your favorite sport to play or watch? Band

If you could possess one superhuman power, what would it be? Teleportation

What is your most memorable travel experience? Touring the country playing snare drum with Phantom Regiment Drum Corps

Who would you most like to interview alive or dead, and why? Sheila E. She’s a boss.

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received? “Interview people less, talk to them more.”  – Dave Delozier

Where were you when September 11, 2001 occurred? Getting ready for school. I remember watching the news coverage in my first grade classroom.

Articles

Virtual Juneteenth celebration focuses on how COVID-19 impacts the Black community

Baraboo community starts GoFundMe to help beloved school volunteer pay for medical expenses

Two hospitalized after duplex explosion in Janesville

Rock County Dispatch confirms several reports of an explosion in Janesville Monday night

Goodwill locations now accepting non-contact donations

Local sub shop donates meals to first responders

Madison hospitals ensuring safe baby delivery

Madison BBQ restaurant donates to first responders

Chef Dave helps feed Head Start kids, families

More than 100 families get free dinner thanks to Boys and Girls Club of Dane County program

Man slaps firefighter during downtown apartment evacuation

Marriott International's Moxy Hotel to debut in Madison

Evening Forecast for December 16, 2019

Overnight Forecast for December 15-16, 2015

Evening Forecast for December 15, 2015

Overnight Forecast for December 14-15, 2019

Man arrested for spitting on Metro bus driver, smashing bus windows, police say

Madison family temporarily displaced by dryer fire

Presidential election calendar: 2020 dates to know

Fundraiser and addiction recovery resource fair in support of sober living home

Juveniles at Wisconsin prison steal keys, shatter windows

State Patrol schedules aerial enforcement in Dane County

Imelda's remnants head north, dump rain on Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas

Man loses $3K to scammers impersonating Dane Co. sheriff's phone number

Knife-wielding man chases teens from park to police station

Dodge County EMS provider posts driver safety warning following three multi-vehicle crashes

Father accused of leaving toddler in car for 10 hours

Man fires several shots into air following domestic dispute, police say

K-9 stops burglar at Mallards team store, police say

Motorcyclist seriously injured in I-39 crash near DeForest

Lawmakers introduce bill to repeal Wisconsin law criminalizing abortions

Federer, Nadal to meet at French Open for first time since 2011

Shots fired near north side elementary school

Police: Man arrested when found on stolen bike has 'long history' of criminal behavior

Holder's group spending $350,000 on race

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