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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Ta-Nehisi Coates on why he doesn’t have a Twitter account: “I shouldn’t be able to automatically broadcast everything I’m thinking.” @TODAYshow  Part 2 of my convo here ⬇️

Stephany Hume. 2x cancer survivor. Teacher extraordinaire. American hero.

Tonight: Join @LesterHoltNBC  in honoring courageous journalists from across the globe as he hosts @pressfreedom 's 30th annual #IPFA . Stream the ceremony at 8pm ET/5pm PT/1 am GMT on .

Breaking: Pfizer and BioNTech to submit emergency use authorization request today to the FDA for Covid-19 vaccine. Company says it can have first doses ready vaccine ready hours after approval.

Another first for 2020. In tonight’s Monday night Game, the first all-Black officiating crew in NFL history.

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“That is the culmination of a dream.” -Referee Jerome Boger Last night was a memorable night in sports history. Meet the NFL’s first all-Black referee team. @TODAYshow 

“It took more of a toll on me emotionally & mentally...We went from the pandemic to the George Floyd news in Minneapolis, and the nature of what we do calls for us to bear witness to history.” Thx@Respublications  for the space to share my experience.

So much for which to be grateful. This year especially. Happy Thanksgiving.


“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.

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

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

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.

What should be breaking news but isn’t. We should care! 30 shot over 3-hour span in Chicago, including 11-year-old and at least 11 teens – WGN-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.

Where we are right now: Nearly 180k dead from a virus A category 4 storm is set to slam into gulf coast Professional basketball players, in a truly unprecedented move, have decided Black lives matter more than putting a ball in a hoop tonight