SEEKING INSIGHT FROM LEADERS IN OUR FIELDS

Produced by the Junior Board of the Chicago/Midwest Chapter
of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

Episode 2: Melissa Forman

On-Air Personality

interviewed by

Tiyen Simmons

Student Producer/Director

Tiyen Simmons, student producer/director, takes a deeper look into Chicago’s vast media industry with one of the city’s most notable on-air personalities, co-hosts, and NATAS board members, Melissa Forman. Let's take a walk through her pursuit!

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