Kyle Melnick

Washington, D.C.

Morning Mix reporter

Education: University of Maryland, BA in multiplatform journalism

Kyle Melnick is a reporter on The Washington Post's Morning Mix desk, where he covers stories from across the nation and world. Before joining Morning Mix in December 2022, Kyle wrote for The Post's Sports section for five years.
Latest from Kyle Melnick

Centuries later, Connecticut expunges crimes of accused witches

On Thursday, Connecticut’s Senate passed a resolution absolving dozens of residents convicted and executed for the crime of witchcraft in the 1600s.

May 30, 2023

School’s graduation postponed after only 5 of 33 students were eligible

Less than a week before Marlin High School’s graduation in Texas, administrators learned 28 seniors were ineligible.

May 26, 2023

He rescued a pregnant woman. 18 years later, he saw her baby graduate.

Firefighter Raymond Sikes saved Mary Majcunich-Beasley, who was pregnant, from a stuck elevator in 2005. He recently attended her daughter’s graduation party.

May 24, 2023

Ill. lawmaker: All-gender bathrooms will ‘cause violence from dads like me’

Illinois politicians and activist groups have criticized a comment from state Sen. Neil Anderson (R) about violence brewing in an all-gender bathroom.

May 22, 2023

Parkland mom hopes gruesome picture book on shootings jolts politicians

Patricia and Manuel Oliver’s son, Joaquin, was killed in the Parkland, Fla., school shooting. They hope a children’s book will help politicians understand.

May 18, 2023

Philadelphia Inquirer hit by apparent cyberattack amid election coverage

The abnormal online activity came days before Philadelphia’s mayoral primary and during a busy stretch of news, causing chaos, staffers said.

May 17, 2023

He’s lived underwater for over 75 days. He thinks others should, too.

Joseph Dituri, a researcher and University of South Florida professor, set the world record for the most days living underwater.

May 16, 2023

A fetus had a 1% chance at life. A historic surgery in womb saved it.

Kenyatta Coleman learned that her fetus had a vein of Galen malformation. Boston doctors saved its life with the first successful fetal brain surgery.

May 12, 2023

She bought her dream home. Then she noticed the snakes in her wall.

Amber Hall saved for years to buy a house for her family in Centennial, Colo. She was happy until she noticed snakes in the wall of her garage.

May 10, 2023

Doctors found the world’s smallest skin cancer spot: A woman’s tiny mole

Alexander Witkowski, an Oregon dermatologist, found a 0.65 millimeter mole – the world's smallest skin cancer spot – under Christy Staats’s eye.

May 9, 2023