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Career Fair for middle school students

A career fair for middle school students to learn more about trade jobs will be took place last Saturday in Montgomery.

A number of representatives participated including the Montgomery Fire/Rescue Department, military, and Spire Gas Company.

It was sponsored by Dorothy Johnson the founder of Community Embrace.

The event took place at the McIntyre Community Center at 1240 Hugh Street on Saturday, September 30th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Melanie began her career as a work study student, working in the areas of news reporting, anchoring and news-gathering. After graduating from Alabama State University, she worked as a production assistant at the local NBC affiliate, WSFA-TV. As a News Director at WVAS-FM, Melanie leads her team to produce award- winning newscasts and talk shows. Her professional achievements includes News Reporter of the Year for a number of years and awards for talk show producer, by the Alabama Broadcasters Association and the Associated Press. She is an active member of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce. Her goals are to expand the reach of WVAS FM into more homes locally, regionally and nationally.