It’s a great thing to be able to do what you love and even look strikingly beautiful at the same time. A lot of positive vibrations can emanate from those who choose a certain field of activity and approach it head-on, receiving rousing awards and enjoying the act. Jillian Mele is a Philadelphia-born journalist who has successfully earned her place in the hearts of millions of people thanks to programs such as Fox & Friends and Fox & Friends First, which have achieved high ratings among the most-watched news programs on cable television across America.
Mele has grown from a local sports news reporter to a nationally recognized television personality and is now a two-time Emmy winner, but far beyond her professional life, her personal life has attracted the interests of people. So how much do you know about Mele’s love life? Here are interesting facts to share with you.
Jillian Mele’s Early Life and Career Outset
Mele was born on September 17, 1982, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States of America. Her parents are Roseanna Mele and Thomas Mele. She is the only daughter with two male siblings.
Jillian went to La Salle University, where she majored in Art and Communication and graduated in 2005 with a degree in Communication. She also taught other courses at other institutions and completed two years of communication at the University of Scranton. After graduating, she did an internship at Comcast Sports Net in Philadelphia.
After high school, she got her first job as a presenter at WAGM-TV and started her career as a journalist. I dare say that her career has grown by leaps and bounds since those early days. She has had some jobs with other stations and has made a name for herself on her way up the success ladder.
She was a correspondent for WIVT, co-hosting the evening news in Binghamton, and also joined NBC 10. These great jobs would help her when she was doing really important work. At CSN she later won Emmy Awards for her work on the Breakfast on Board show.
FOX News Career
The course of her broadcasting career so far has been interesting. When she started, she put a strong emphasis on sports reporting, but she is also very versatile, as her time as a local newscaster has shown. She covered major news events, including the devastating floods of June 2007, and played a special role as a traffic reporter during her time on NBC 10.
Fox welcomed Jillian Mele in 2017, and just six months later she received her first promotion at the station. She is currently the host of Fox and Friends, one of President Trump’s favorite shows. She started as a news anchor on the show and contributes daily to other shows. Mele co-hosted the show with Rob Schmitt, and to date, the show is still the number one cable news show with over 1.4 million viewers.
The show has a track record of conservative political analysis, often seen as biased toward the Republican Party and its policies. This has not gone down well with the Democrats and is occasionally criticized by more liberal circles.
In May 2012, Fox was severely criticized for broadcasting a 4-minute video attacking former President Barrack Obama’s record as president on the show. Fox’s top executives quickly distanced themselves from the clip, saying that the piece slipped through without the scrutiny of some of the senior producers. In some circles, it was said that President Trump’s early morning tweets are heavily influenced by events at Fox and Friends, which are broadcast daily from 6 am to 9 am ET.
Thanks to her relentless pursuit of career advancement, Mele is currently one of the few popular television presenters to receive internationally recognized awards. She currently has two Emmy Awards, her first prize was awarded in 2014 after working for NBC10.
Who Is Jillian Mele’s Boyfriend or Husband?
So it’s hard to believe that such a pretty blonde like Jillian Mele is not spoken for, but it looks like it. Jillian is not yet married to any man, and because of her lifestyle, it is obvious that she has made conscious choices to lead a private life, out of the glare of the cameras. To avoid further investigations about her private life, she seems to respond to direct questions from fans about her boyfriend
One of her comments about her private life dates from 2013 when she referred to the fact that her husband was from Boston after a fan asked about “her choice”.
@agr3agr3 my boyfriend is from boston soooooo #bruins ! Haha
— Jillian Mele (@jillianmele) June 12, 2013
More recently, she also caused a stir with a similar comment on Twitter when, in response to a similar question about her love life, she wrote: “I have a boyfriend, but thanks”.
I have a boyfriend, but thank you
— Jillian Mele (@jillianmele) May 26, 2016
Unfortunately, Jillian never went further to expand the matter concerning her mystery man. It could very well be a ploy with the sole aim of diverting media attention. Make of it what you wish but what we do know is that this TV host who is 5 feet 8 inches tall, endowed with an hourglass figure, has a special interest in some activities that you may as well count as interesting. One such is dancing which she reportedly has been devoted to since childhood. Mele revealed she spent over a decade of her life dancing ballet, jazz and tap dance. One other instance of Mele’s special interest is golfing. As an adult, the TV star says she enjoys golfing and that her first attempt at the sport was during a vacation to Aruba in 2015.
Speaking of her sexual orientation, Mele has not revealed if she is gay or not but in a recent comment on a social media platform, she did mention having some family members who are gay.