Melissa Reddy, born on August 24, 1986, is a well-known South African football journalist and author. With an impressive career in sports reporting, Melissa has made her mark in the industry, particularly in the English Premier League. This blog post sheds light on her early life, education, career achievements, and her relationship with Senegalese footballer, Sadio Mane.
Melissa Early Life and Education:
Melissa Reddy was born and raised in South Africa, where she received her early education. Although she hasn’t shared much about her childhood, her passion for journalism became evident early on. During her time as a student, Melissa interned at Summit TV, a prominent business channel in South Africa.
Melissa Career Milestones:
Melissa’s career in sports journalism took off when she joined TEAMtalk Media in Cape Town in 2007. She worked diligently in various sports roles and eventually became the Head of Football in 2011. Notably, she was the first woman to hold this position and also served as a football analyst on SuperSport’s premier programs.