Melissa Chan-Green travelled the world as a TV3 foreign correspondent for five years, covering stories such as the 2015 Paris terror attacks and Nelson Mandela's funeral. Chan-Green got her on-screen break on TVNZ morning show Breakfast in 2004. Three years later the reporter moved to TV3, and in 2011 she became TV3's foreign correspondent based in London. Since her return to New Zealand in 2016, Chan-Green has been a reporter and presenter on 6pm news show Newshub. Her coverage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's New Zealand tour netted her a Best Coverage of a Major News Event award in 2019.
Melissa provided a professional masterclass as a live presenter, milking every possible angle out of the royal couple’s exhausting tour without ever being too gushing. She provided compelling, cohesive content and personal storytelling with exclusive angles, strong visuals and follow-ups to keep the 18 day tour coverage continually fresh and entertaining. Judges' comments about Melissa Chan-Green winning Best Coverage of a Major News Event (2018 royal tour) at the 2019 Voyager Media Awards