About The Founder

Melissa Grego is a journalist, writer and consultant with expertise in TV, media and entertainment and a keen interest in connecting and empowering professional women.

MelissaShe was the first female Editor-in-Chief of TV industry publication Broadcasting & Cable.

While at B&C, she created, launched and produced the Keynotes & CocktailsWomen of NY and Women of the West conferences, which she acquired from B&C in 2015 and is now presenting through her company Melinc (mel-link).

Grego founded Melinc in 2015 with a mission to promote gender equality in the media, entertainment and technology community through the production of editorial content, conferences and networking initiatives.

She continues to collaborate with B&C and its parent company NewBay Media as a B&C contributor and as executive producer of NewBay’s Next TV Summit NYC and TV Data Conference.

Earlier in her career, Grego held leadership positions at The Hollywood Reporter and TelevisionWeek and was a staff reporter covering TV at Variety.

She has provided perspective about TV and media on CNBC, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News Channel, NPR, ABC News, Yahoo, “Access Hollywood” and “The Insider” and was a special correspondent for “Extra.” She’s a frequent moderator of Q&As and panels on TV, media and entertainment, as well as women-in- business topics.

Twitter: @melissagrego

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/melissagrego

Personal Website: melissagrego.com