Craig Melvin

Craig Melvin

Husband.Father.Son.Brother.Believer. journalist. @todayshow natl correspondent. @msnbc news anchor. Live in CT, but I'm a born and bred South Carolinian.

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We’re SO excited to bring you the “Making of… TODAY” where we take you behind the scenes of how we build TODAY every morning. Plus, you’ll get to see @alroker  dance. Watch on at 11:30aET, 3:30pmET & 7:30pET

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“It changed everything when I believed that God designed me to be uniquely me.” Singer-songwriter Amy Grant spoke w/ me about her new documentary “The Jesus Music,” a film centered on the rise & success of faith-related artists like herself. @TODAYshow 

“Let’s offer the world the best version of ourselves…that’s gotta equal something magnificent.” My convo w/ tuba player Richard Antoine White was nothing short of motivational. His love of music & will to survive led him to symphony stage. @3rdHourTODAY 

4 people shot (3 of them taken to hospital) at a high school in Mansfield, TX. Suspect on the loose and considered armed and dangerous.

This morning on @TODAYshow  I spoke with Michael Jordan and three-time Daytona 500 winner @dennyhamlin  about @BubbaWallace  historic NASCAR Cup Series victory.

Alex Murdaugh has been arrested again. He is en route to Beaufort, SC for arraignment tmrw am. Charges are related to $$$ he allegedly stole from a settlement in the Gloria satterfield case.

Well done Victor. Hall of fame stand up sir. Salute.

RIP General Powell. An example of so much. An inspiration to so many.

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“I realized this isn't about selling ice cream…it's about interacting w/ people & just sharing joy." On this episode of #DadsGotThis  I met Joel Wegener. A father of 10 using his newly-founded ice cream business to support his kids with Down syndrome.

We also talked about the social safety net legislation. I asked him what, in his view, could not be cut from this bill as negotiations progress. He said: “There's nothing that I don't think cannot be cut.”


You can’t quote Dr. King on social media one day out of the year and live a life that runs counter to his words and teachings the other 364.

“So far we’ve had no problem whatsoever.”- @realDonaldTrump  on his rallies. A reminder. Herman Cain died from Covid after attending a rally.

America is on fire. Literally and figuratively. More than 40 million unemployed. More than 102K dead from Covid-19. Then another black man dies in police custody. Protests. Riots. Anger. Sadness. Helplessness.

Breaking. @POTUS  will order flags at half-staff for five days in memory of 500,000 Americans lost to the covid pandemic.

There is body camera footage. We’ve obtained it. @NBCNews  is reviewing it right now.

Having covered many protests over the years, I do wonder if the majority of these folks were black and brown whether they’d be treated the same way they’re being treated right now.

Looking at these ridiculously long lines in TX and others in CA. Whatever your politics, you can’t tell me it makes sense to force people to wait hours to participate in democracy. We should want as many people voting as possible.

With ballots still being counted, Joe Biden has already amassed more votes than any candidate for President in history.

Update: Arrest warrant issued for Ohio man accused of confronting NBC's Shaquille Brewster on live TV

Can confirm Mayor Pete’s people have been talking to VP Biden’s people abt consolidating support. Candidates have exchanged voicemails bc they’re both traveling.