Melissa Chan-Green travelled the world as a TV3 foreign correspondent for five years, covering the 2015 Paris terror attacks and Nelson Mandela's funeral. Chan-Green got her on-screen break back in 2004, on TVNZ morning show Breakfast. Three years later she moved to TV3, and in 2011 she became TV3's foreign correspondent based in London. Returning to Aotearoa in 2016, Chan-Green became a reporter and newsreader on 6pm news show Newshub, then a co-host of morning show AM. 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 (the 2018 royal tour) at the 2019 Voyager Media Awards