Freelance journalist, reporter and producer with the BBC & other radios, Melissa was born in Paris. Travel-lover, she studied at the Institute of Political Studies and has been working for various media. She has lived in Prague, Miami, London, Nairobi, in Central Africa, in Bristol, England, and travelled to more than 40 countries. She reports about African-European relations, refugee rights, politics, social change, music and art. Her first book, Massive Attack – Out of the Comfort Zone, was published in the UK in March 2019. She speaks French and English.