Melissa Goldin

Contributing Editor

Melissa Goldin, a Contributing Editor, previously served as a Staff Analyst at NewsGuard. She also currently analyzes misinformation for Factstory, a subsidiary of the Agence France-Presse news agency.

Prior to working at NewsGuard, Goldin was a reporter at BQE Media, where she wrote local news for publications including the Greenpoint Star, Queens Ledger, and This is Queensborough. She was previously the communications coordinator at The Berkeley Carroll School, where she edited the school’s alumni magazine, developed its social media strategy, and managed its website. She has also written first-person travel essays for CheapOair’s Miles Away blog and Freestyle Adventure Travel.

Goldin has held news internships at print, digital, and broadcast media outlets including Mashable, WXXI News, Community News Group in Brooklyn, New York, and City Newspaper in Rochester, New York. She was the publisher, editor-in-chief, and news editor of the Campus Times, the University of Rochester’s student newspaper. Goldin has a B.A. in English (Language, Media, and Communication) from the University of Rochester.