Melissa Mollet Biography, Age, Husband, Career, NBC4 And News4

Melissa Mollet Biography

Melissa Mollet is an American award-winning journalist who is currently working for News4 as their traffic reporter.

She is a native of Gaithersburg and she went to Gaithersburg High School. She then joined James Madison University of Virginia in 1997 and graduated in 2001.

Melissa Mollet Age

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Melissa Mollet Husband

Melissa got married to Jake Schaller on July 2nd, 2005.

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Melissa Mollet Children

She has a son, two daughters, Barrett Mae and Colette Ryan. The couple wanted to have another kid but they couldn’t due to unexplainable reasons. Shortly after adopting Barrett, she got pregnant in July 2017.

Melissa Mollet Net Worth

Her estimated net worth is still under review.

Melissa Mollet Career | Melissa Mollet NBC4 | Melissa Mollet News4

A lifetime of living, driving and recounting stories around the Washington region qualifies Mollet to give regularly updated traffic and travel news to our morning watchers.

A local of Gaithersburg and graduate of Gaithersburg High School, Mollet’s reporting vocation started at NBC4 where she was an understudy in three unique offices during school. She returned in 2010 as a correspondent for News4 Today. Mollet earned an EMMY Award for her 2013 story Rescuers Rescued in which she point by point a Beltway mishap including a fire engine.

In the middle of spells at NBC4, Mollet revealed and moored the morning appear for KDVR in Denver, USA. She secured a wide scope of stories – from the tenth commemoration of the Columbine High School shootings to the 2008 Democratic National Convention to a few American Idol finales in Los Angeles. While at KDVR, she won a Colorado Broadcasters Association grant for “Best Breaking News Story”.

Mollet has additionally revealed for Cable News 21 in Rockville, Newschannel 8 in Washington, and NBC25 in Hagerstown, where she was a grapple for each broadcast from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. at once or another and made the station’s shopper portion, Test it Out Tuesday.


Dates Employed Nov 2010 – Present
Employment Duration 8 yrs 11 mos

Company Name FOX31 NEWS DENVER
Dates Employed Nov 2005 – Aug 2010
Employment Duration 4 yrs 10 mos

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Company Name NewsChannel 8
Dates Employed 2004 – 2005
Employment Duration 1 yr

Company Name WHAG
Dates Employed 2002 – 2004
Employment Duration 2 yrs

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NBC4’s Melissa Shares Her Story of Infertility, Adoption — and Another Little Miracle

NBC4’s Melissa Mollet is proud mom to a son, and after years of infertility, a daughter, who joined their family through adoption. Less than a year later, Melissa announced some surprising news: She and her husband, Jake, are expecting another baby!

In her own words, here’s her story of loss, hope and their new little miracle who’s on the way.

My close friends know my whole story. But many of you — who have been so lovely and supportive — do not. We have a son and then had many failed attempts at having a second child. Then we adopted our daughter… and bam! I got pregnant.

This is hard to share. But I realize now this is a story of fate, of how things were supposed to be, and a story that I thought might give hope to someone else.

I never thought we’d be doing this story after adopting our daughter, Barrett Mae, in 2016. When her birth mother picked us, it felt like finding out I was pregnant.

But for years before Barrett, there was a lot of heartache and sadness. After we had our son, we thought, ‘Oh, it’ll be easy,’ like a lot of people, and I had absolutely no concept of what was ahead for us.

After a year of trying for a second child, we went to see a fertility specialist.

Our diagnosis was fairly common: “unexplained infertility.” There was no specific reason I wasn’t getting pregnant on my own.

For three years, we tried and tried. Blood draws… Procedures… Medications… Shots… My doctors were fabulous, but it was so hard emotionally, because I’d be so hopeful, then sad and would want to be hopeful again.

I remember being in the bathroom at work, trying to work up the courage to give my self-shot in the stomach and thinking, “C’ mon, you can do this,” but it was just really, really hard. We tried lots of things that didn’t work.

Then there were the losses. Remembering the heartache, my husband, Jake, recalls, “I think we did IVF five times and Melissa got pregnant four times.”

We’d see a heartbeat… and then a couple of weeks later, there would be some sign that something wasn’t right.

“We’d take turns crying and [one] would pick the other one up,” Jake remembers.

You can do testing after a miscarriage, so we know some of them had chromosomal abnormalities. I wouldn’t wish it on anyone — each loss was heart-shattering.

But I felt like something — someone — was missing from our family, so it was hard for me to stop trying but we needed to. I don’t regret any of it, though. It led us to adoption… and now, we swear that Barrett Mae is our angel who’s bringing us another baby!

There’s also no real explanation for this pregnancy… but I really don’t care! I don’t need one!

I think about the five we lost all the time. And I think that’s probably pretty normal. For anyone trying, we know what it’s like. My message to you is don’t give up; keep the hope in your heart.

Because now, I believe in miracles.