An avid diarist since the age of 7, Melissa is an author, podcaster, blogger and former journalist. Melissa’s dating blog, Single Gal in The City, earned critical acclaim and a loyal following. In October 2023, she rereleased an expanded edition of her book Notes From A Single Gal In The City which has a five-star reader rating on Amazon.com. She recently started diary #111.
Melissa has been quoted about dating and relationships in several media outlets, including the Associated Press, Good Housekeeping, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Post and Time Out New York as well as on Glamour.com and Today.com.
A seasoned hotel marketing pro in her day job, Melissa has garnered six HSMAI Adrian Awards for her work. She is mentioned in David Meerman Scott’s The New Rules of Marketing & PR and John Doorley’s Rethinking Reputation.