MELISSA WAS ON THE FOLLOWING RADIO/TV SHOW'S/EVENT'S:
1. Artistfirst.com: The Tony Kay Show1 Hour show:
2. Sportstalkcleveland: The Lisa Dillion Show 30 minutes show November 13th 2008 ( " I LOVE THIS SHOW!!! SHE WAS A WONDERFUL HOST AND IT WAS SO COMFORTABLE ON LIVE AIR. THANK YOU LISA FOR SUCH AN INCREDIBLESHOW "<3 Melissa)
3. Blogtalkradio.com: The Teenage World of Maddy 1 hour and 15 minute show November 20th 2008
4. The Wayne and Jayne Show KBS radio Dec 15th 2008 @ 12:00 pm eastern time.
5.Book Bites For Kids: Host: Suzanne Lieurance on Jan 12th 2009 @ 3: 00 pm eastern time. www.blogtalkradio.com("It was such a pleasure speaking on live air on the Suzanne Lieurance Show. Thank you for having me. It was alot of fun." <3 Melissa )
6. The Author Show: Host: Don on Jan 30th 2009 12:00 pm eastern www.theauthorshow.com7. MELISSA ATTENDED THE 21st ANNUAL INDEPENDENT & SMALL PRESSBOOK FAIR ON DECEMBER 6th & 7th 2008 IN NEW YORK CITY
8. Catch Melissa on Coach Marla Show on Jan 20th 2008 http://www.radcoachlive.com radio link: http://www.rsdcoach.com website.(" To a wonderful host and a great grandmother. I love her show and had such a wonderful time being on it. What a wonderful women and funny women <3 I <3 laughing and together we laugh alot lol. So insightful and a pleasure to speak with. I can not wait to be on her show again. " <3 Melissa)
9. Jan 9th 2009, Melissa spoke at the Secaucus Public Library for her second time and had a book signing . ( Previous signing was Oct 19th 2008.) The town mayor was to be in attendance to introduce Melissa for Jan 9th 2008 event, due to a personal matter the mayor was unable to attend.
10. Feb 12th 2009, Melissa will be on the Radio-Free-Baxtor @ 2:00 p.m. eastern time. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/Radio-Free-Baxter
11. March 2nd 2008 Read Across America Melissa will be speaking and having a book signing at Huber Street School in Secaucus NJ. @ 10 :00 am & then Melissa will be at Clarendon at 1:00 pm. ( POST-PONED )
12. March 13th 2009, Dangerous Lee Show. 9:15 o'clock pm easterntime. http://www.askdangerouslee.com/
14. Melissa was in THE VILLAGE VOICE for her upcoming feature show appearance on WLIS-RADIO.com to discuss her book/single theme song to the book/her own single both too be released Fall of 09'
15. June 11th 2009 10 am cst Writer's Radio Show.
16. June 18th 2009 4-6 pm Talknangel.com Wifi 1460 4-6pm Eastern Standard Time.
17. June 20th 2009; WLIS RADIO SHOW 2:30 p.m. eastern pm. LIVE SHOW. MELISSA WILL BE AT THE STATION.
18. POWER WOMEN MAGAZINE'S JUNE / JULY 09' ISSUE.
19. July 29th 2009: Teens For Peace radio show 6:00 pm LIVE SHOW. 20. ESTHER MILLS TV TALK SHOW LIVE ON AUGUST 12th 2009 @ 6:30-7:30pm. http://www.esthermills.com 21. September 8th 2009: POWER WOMEN MAGAZINE RADIO SHOW 11 o 'clock central time 22. September 22nd 2009 ABUNDANCE ALLEY RADIO 7-8 pm http://www.abundancealley.com Update : (RE-SCHEDULING )
23. NOVEMBER 17TH 2009 THE CALLING ALL AUTHOR'S RADIO SHOW 4 PM CENTRAL TIME.
24. MELISSA ON DEC 6th 2009 HAD A MEET AND GREET WITH FANS AND TALKED ABOUT HER BOOK SUZANNE LANTANA & MUCH MORE.SIGING WAS FROM 12 O'CLOCK P.M. (NOON TIME ) TILL 3 O 'CLOCK PM.
25. MISTERIELOVECOMPANY RADIO SHOW : MELISSA DISCUSSED HER BOOK, THE RELEASE OF HER NEW SINGLE ENTITLED: GAVE YOU ONE MORE CHANCE AND MORE. 9PM-10PM EST.
26. THE BARRY Z TV/RADIO SHOW @ CBS RADIO JAN 22ND @ 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM IN NEW YORK CITY. MELISSA TALKED ABOUT HER BOOK, CAUSE FOR THE BOOK, HER NEW SINGLE'S ALBUM ENTITLED: GAVE YOU ONE MORE CHANCE, HER MUSIC, AND PERFORMED LIVE. BARRY Z ALSO PLAYED MELISSA"S SINGLE ENTITLED: GAVE YOU ONE MORE CHANCE LIVE.
28. CANDY'S CANDOR RADIO SHOW : MELISSA DISCUSSED HOW KIDS CAN OVER COME BEING BULLIED, JEALOUSY, PARENTS WHO NEED TO STEP UP TO THE PLATE IN HELPING THEIR CHILDREN, RELATIONSHIPS , ABUSIVE HOMES AND ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIPS, ETC. ON APRIL 21ST 2010 @ 9:00 pm
29. MELISSA WAS ON http://www.talknangels.com/ OR 1460 AM RADIO DIAL ON APRIL 29th 2010 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
30. LETZ TALK W/ MZ.FABOLOSITY UNDER TRIPLE CROWN ENTERTAINMENT: MELISSA WILL BE A FEATURED MUSIC ARTIST/AUTHOR ON MAY 7th 2010 @ 12;30 PM EST
31. CHRISCROSS RADIO TO TALK ABOUT HER BOOK/MUSIC ON MAY 29th 2010 @ 7PM EST.http://www.blogtalkradio.com/christinaibbotson32. THE AFTER THOUGHTS NEWS HOUR WITH S. DENICE NEWTONON FRIDAY JUNE 25th 2010 @ 7:00 PM EST http://www.sdenicenewtonnetwork.yolasite.com/ & http://www.blogtalkradio.com/s-denice-newton
34. THE NEW YORKER TV SHOW WITH JAMES CHLADEK ON JULY 6th 2010, MELISSA NOT ONLY SPOKE ABOUT HER BOOK AND HER NEW SINGLE, BUT ALSO TOUCHED BASE ON THE TOPIC OF 9-11. THE PROGRAM WAS ON TV26 & TV35 IN NYC & WITH PLAYBACK ON CH 31 MELBOURNE, FL AND TV 5-10 IN KEY WEST FL http://www.TV26NEWYORKCITY.COM & http://www.TV35NEWYORK.com( MELISSA WAS ON THE NEW YORKER"S 714 SHOW !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! )
36. THE JO SHENMAN TV SHOW ON AUGUST 19th 2010TAPING OF THE SHOW WAS AUGUST 15th 2010. MELISSA SPOKEABOUT HER BOOK, HER MUSIC CAREER, 9-11 ,A VIDEO THAT WAS RELEASED THE SECOND WEEK OF SEPTEMBER TO RAISE AWARENESS FOR THE HOMELESS, ETC.LIST OF CHANNELS TO CATCH MELISSA ON TVComcast Ch 26 Thursday 9:30 PM Cablevision Bergen/Passaic Counties/Subscribers - Check your local listingsCablevision NJ,NY & Connecticut/Businessess- Check your local listingsClifton NJ Ch 77/Subscribers Fridays 6:30 PM or Sunday 7:30 PMManhattan Ch 56 2 pm - Also Subscribers/Online SubscribersFios TV- Check Local Listins.Metropolitan Are/Subscribers - Check local ListingsONLINE YOUTUBE/FACEBOOK.
37. SEPTEMBER 11th 2010 MELISSA WAS LIVE AT GROUND ZERO. MELISSA SPOKE THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO HAVE PASSED ON 9-11.MELISSA SAID HER AUNT'S NAME ARLENE T . BABAKITIS AND A SPECIAL MESSAGE FOR HER AUNT ARLENE T.BABAKITIS AND EVERYONE.LIVE COVERAGE AND PRESENTED LIVE ON NATIONAL/INTERNATIONALTV. CH 7,CH 2,CH 4, CH CNN AND MANY OTHERS. GOD BLESS YOU ALL IN LORD GOD JESUS NAME AND AMERICA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D XO2. MELISSA'S SINGLE GAVE YOU ONE MORE CHANCE WAS RELEASED BY SHOW HOST"S ROB RUSS AND RICK EBERLE, SUNDAY OCT 3rd 2010 @ 11;40 P.M. on WMJC 94.3 FM RADIO LINK TO WEBSITE : www.wmjcfm.com . INCLUDING BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT OF SUZANNE LANTANA.
38. MELISSA"S SINGLE GAVE YOU ONE MORE CHANCE WAS RELEASED BY SHOW HOSTS ROB RUSS AND RICK EBERLE , SUNDAY OCT 3rd 2010 @ 11;40 PM on WMJC 94.3 FM RADIO www.wmjcfm.com . INCLUDING BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT OF SUZANNE LANTANA.
39. Melissa Pettignano appeared at the Labelle Boutique to meet and greet and autographed her book in Jersey City, NJ.
40. Melissa on Jan 31st 2011 was on KWKY: The Catholic Radio for the Heart of Iowa on : The Jon Leonetti Show @2:30 P.M CST 3:30 P.M EST. http://kwky.com/ 41. Melissa on March 10th 2011 12:00 P.M.(EST) will be on the Controversy, Civility, Compromise with Dr.Rose Radio Show.http://www.WebTalkRadio.net/
42. Melissa and her mother Evelyn will both be in a new Fox News Documentary to air September 11th 2011 WORLD WIDE. This FOX NEWS DOCUMENTARY is in regards to the TENTH YEAR ANNIVERSARY of September 11th 2001 and much more. BILL O'REILLY'S WHAT'S HAPPENING NOW PART 1 CHANNEL 66 ( CHECK YOUR LOCAL LISTINGS FOR YOUR TIME AND CHANNEL) PART 2 will be showcased later on in the FALL with both Melissa Pettignano and her mother Evelyn Pettignano.
43. Melissa and her mother Evelyn were on location on June 15th 2011 in New York City, where both mother and daughter were shooting another DOCUMENTARY FILM in NEW YORK CITY in regards to 9-11. Their interview piece is for ACLJ- American Center for Law and Justice new Documentary Film which is to air August 2011. *** More Information on the name of the show and air time soon to announce ***
44. Melissa and her family were invited personally to Washington D.C. to attend a VIP PRIVATE RECEPTION IN THE U.S, CAPITAL BUILDING/CEREMONY AND FLAG STITCHING EVENT IN THE RUSSELL SENATE OFFICE BUILDING IN THE KENNEDY CAUCUS ROOM, ETC on July 16th 2011. ( Republican and Democratic U.S. Congressional Leaders came together in a show of bipartisan support for a nationwide effort to inspire millions of Americans to voluntarily engage in charity,service and good deeds in observance of the upcoming 9/11 Day of Service and Rememberance and the Ten Year Anniversary of the attacks.....Prominent members of Congress joined with nearly 150 9/11 family members, survivors, resuce and recovery workers, volunteers and members of Congress to help stitch THE NATIONAL 9/11 FLAG that was damaged in the aftermath of the collapse of the WORLD TRADE CENTER nearly a decade ago...Joining as principal congressional co-sponsors and expected participates in the ceremony held in the historic Kennedy Caucus Room in the Russell Senate Building were U.S. Senator's Charles Schumer ( D-NY) , Kirsten Gillibrand ( D-NY ) Scott Brown ( R- MA ), Olympia Snowe ( R-MA ), Susan Collins ( R- ME ) , and Frank Lautenberg ( D- NY ), along with U.S. House of Representatives Semocratic Leader Nancy Pelosi ( D- CA) and U.S. Representatives Peter King ( R- NY ), Doris Matsui ( D- CA ), Jerald Nadler ( D- NY ), Kenneth Calvert ( R-CA) and Carolyn Maloney ( D- NY ). Many other members also joined to support this event and particupate in the flag restoration over the course of the day. ) - Cited from 10-Year ANNIVERSARY OF 9-11, PLANS FOR LARGEST DAY OF CHARITABLE ACTIVITY PRESS RELEASE )
45. MELISSA SHOT HER " I WILL" PIECE FOR A MAJOR CAMPAIGN STARTING AUGUST 11TH 2011-SEPTEMBER 11TH 2011. MELISSA WILL BE APART OF THE " I WILL" PUBLIC SERVICE CAMPAIGN THAT WILL REACH AND INSPIRE MILLIONS TO PARTICIPATE AND POST TRIBUTES IN REGARDS TO THE 9/11 DAY OF OBSERVANCE. MELISSA, OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS, STARS WITHIN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY,ETC WILL BE APART OF THE 15 MILLION DOLLAR CAMPAIGN.http://911day.org/ " IT IS ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE AND I AM SO BLESSED AND THANKFUL TO LORD JESUS TO BE INVOLVED IN SUCH AN INCREDIBLE CAMPAIGN WITH INCREDIBLE PEOPLE. GOD BLESS IN LORD JESUS CHRIST NAME :D XO " STATED MELISSA PETTIGNANO. ( check Slide Show: a photo of Melissa shooting her " I WILL" Piece is up to view. ) I WILL IN HONOR OF MY AUNT ARLENE T. BABAKITIS WHO PERISHED IN THE SEPT 11th 2011 ATTACKS WILL HELP THE YOUTH AND THE ADULTS TO LOVE AND RESPECT ONE ANOTHER Link to my I WILL :http://www.911day.org/tribute/honor-my-aunt-arlene-t-babakitis-who-perished-sept-11th-2001-attackshelp-youthadults-learn-r
46. Melissa was INTERVIEWED BY THE GREEK/AMERICAN, THE NATIONAL HERALD on August 8th 2011 @ 2 o'clock p.m. for THE TEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY SEPTEMBER 11th 2011 SPECIAL EDITION. Melissa as well speaks about her book Suzanne Lantana,etc. NEWSPAPER INTERVIEW to be RELEASED SEPTEMEBER 11th 2011 BOTH IN ENLISH AND GREEK LANGUAGE EDITIONS.
MELISSA'S 2013-2014 UPCOMING RADIO/TV SHOW/EVENTS:
1. MELISSA AND HER FAMILY WERE PERSONALLY INVITED TO WASHINGTON D.C. to attend as VIP GUESTS, AT THE WALTER E. CONVENTION CENTER, THE AMERICA'S SUNDAY SUPPER WITH EDUCATIONAL ACTIVIST AND NINE-TIME GRAMMY AWARD WINNER JOHN LEGEND ON JUNE 20th 2013.
Other's in attendance were: Congressman Joaquin Castro, Elisa Villanueva Beard, Co-CEO Teach for America, Lauren Bush Lauren, CEO, Creative Director, and Co-Founder, FEED Projects, Michelle Nunn, CEO, Corporation for National and Community Service, and Ashlyn N. Ramos, Teach for America, 2011 Corps Member and the nation's leading thought leaders in a dynamic conversation focused on ways in which we as a community can come together to give our youth better educational opportunities.
America's Sunday Supper is a signature program by Points of Light and sponsored by Target, along with other leading sponsors and leadership committee.
This incredible program is inspired by Dr. King's vision for all people of all diverse backgrounds to come together in building mutual understanding through interaction and connection on personal level's that increase mutual understanding to new heights.
2. MELISSA ON JULY 10th 2013 donated 8'' of her hair to an organization entitled: Children with Hair Loss to help a young child in need of hair. http://www.childrenwithhairloss.us ( A 501 (c) 3 Non-Profit Organization )
3. Melissa Nominated for Award titled: " 50 Great Writer's You Should Be Reading " Award.
5. Melissa is Nominated for The New Jersey State Governor's Jefferson's Award.
6. Melissa was Featured in The Secaucus Reporter on Oct 27th 2013. *** Side Note ***: For this article I just wanted to clarify something that is mentioned in the article. My company MPettignano Enterprises, LLC is NOT a talent agency. My company MPettignano Enterprises, LLC is in the process of being formed into a Book Publishing and Record Company and I was signed to Industry Model and Talent Studios for One year and One Month, NOT two years.
Melissa was Featured in The Secaucus Reporter News Briefs :
On December 15th 2013: " Resident Named Top Author" :
7. Melissa is FEATURED in The Authors Show Newsletter for January 2014.
8. Melissa will be on The Michael Dresser Show on January 9th 2014 at 4:37 P.M. EST
9. Melissa is FEATURED in WE Magazine for women on January 8th 2014.
***Side Note: This interview was done before winning her award " 50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading" for 2013-14. ***
10. Melissa is FEATURED on The Syndicated Talk Show " People of Distinction " with Al Cole from CBS Radio. Tuesday Feb 11th 2011 was LIVE TAPING @ 1:00 P.M.
Show aired February 19th 2014 @ 2:00 P.M. - 6 P.M.
11. Melissa and her family to attend the Historic 9-11 Memorial and Museum dedication ceremony at the National September 11th Memorial and Museum on May 15th 2014 @ 10:00 a.m.
12. Melissa will be a FEATURED Guest on the Breezin with Bierman T.V. Show on May 29th 2014 @ 5:00 P.M. for LIVE TAPING. The show will air May 30th 2014 at 8:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. and will be in rotation for a whole month airing every Friday at 8:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
Show will be broadcasted on the following outlets :
In Princeton on Comcast Channel 30
Around Central NJ on FIOS channel 45
on the world wide web on www.princetontv.org
Clips of show up on YouTube channel.
Melissa Pettignano pre-interview clip on the Breezin with Bierman:
Melissa Pettignano full interview clip on the Breezin with Bierman:
13. Melissa will be a FEATURED Guest on the Syndicated Talk Show " People of Distinction " with Al Cole from CBS Radio for LIVE TAPING on July 1st 2014 at 7:00 P.M. and the show will air LIVE on July 9th 2014 @ 3:00 P.M. - July 10th 2014 @ 10:00 A.M.
Listen LIVE: http://www.live365.com/stations/alcoleradio?play=1
14. Melissa will be a FEATURED Guest on The Empowerment Show on July 7th 2014 for a LIVE TAPING at 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 P.M. CDT and 11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. EST. The show will air LIVE on July 13th 2014th AT 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. CDT and 1:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. EST.
15. Melissa will be a FEATURED GUEST on the Breezin with Bierman T.V. Show with Al Cole from CBS Radio on July 25th 2014 LIVE to talk about the People of Distinction " UNSUNG HERO " Humanitarian Awards at 8:00 P.M. - 8: 20 P.M.
( Pre-Interview and Full Interview Clips soon to be listed )
16. Melissa will be a FEATURED Guest on the Syndicated Talk Show " JANUARY JONES SHARING SUCCESS STORIES " on W4CY Radio - #1 Ranked Internet Talk Show brought to you by The Intertainment Network on August 13th 2014 LIVE at 6:00 P.M.
Listen LIVE: Talk4Media.com
17. Melissa will be a Featured Guest on the Syndicated Talk Show " January Jones Sharing Success Stories " on IHeart Radio on August 13th 2014 LIVE at 6:00 P.M.
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18. Melissa is actively helping CherryKids,Inc for upcoming event titled: Teddies for Tots / One 2 One Project for August 16th 2014.
19. Melissa will be a FEATURED Guest on the Syndicated Talk Show " January Jones Sharing Success Stories " on the Women 4 Women Network World's #1 Ranked Women's Radio Station connecting Women Globally LIVE on August 16th 2014 @ 6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M
20. Melissa will be a FEATURED Guest on the Syndicated Talk Show " January Jones Sharing Success Stories " on BlogTalkRadio on August 18th 2014 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.
21. Melissa was a FEATURED Guest on the Syndicated Talk Show " January Jones Sharing Success Stories ". On September 11th, 2014 Melissa's FEATURED Interview was a FEATURED SHOW on Blogtalkradio.com's front page and a highly popular downloaded interview on IHeartRadio !!!!!!!
Melissa's FEATURED Interview was chosen for a FEATURED re-play for the whole month of October !!!!!!!
Please visit the following links :
1. Wednesday Oct 15th, 2014 on Syndicated Radio Show W4CY - W4VET at 6:00 P.M. EST.
2. Saturday Oct 18th, 2014 on the Syndicated Radio Talk Show W4WN at 6:00 P.M. EST.
3. Monday October 20th, 2014 on the Syndicated Radio Show Blogtalkradio.com at 10:00 A.M. EST.
22. Melissa is the Recipient of the 2014 People of Distinction " UNSUNG HERO " Humanitarian Awards !!!!!!! On Oct 28th, 2014 Melissa attended the 2014 People of Distinction " UNSUNT HERO " Humanitarian Awards at the City University of New York Graduate Center up on Fifth Avenue in New York City at 5:00 P.M. EST.
Melissa received her Humanitarian Award and a Proclamation Award from her hometown Mayor of Secaucus, New Jersey, Mayor Michael J. Gonnelli, the Town Council of Secaucus,County of Hudson, State of New Jersey and received the award that night from Lee Penna the Community Outreach Coordinator, on behalf of Melissa's hometown Secaucus, New Jersey, Mayor Michael J. Gonneli.
Please visit the following link to watch Melissa's acceptance speech:
( LINK SOON TO BE LISTED )
23. Melissa was recently interviewed for a FEATURE in The Hudson Reporter on Oct 31st, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. EST.
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( This entry was also posted in Families in the News )
26. Melissa and her Family are actively helping the SECRET SANDY CLAUS PROJECT whom have officially partnered with MARINES TOYS FOR TOTS and WECARE NY to help give back to children affected by Sandy, children with childhood cancer, children who are disabled, children who are homeless or in a foster home or just economically disadvangeted all over the globe.
27. Melissa is FEATURED in a FEATURED CLIP being interviewed by show Host Adam Bierman of Breezing with Bierman T.V. Show from Princeton, Nj, before The People of Distinction Humanitarian " UNSUNG HERO " Awards !!!!!!!
THE FEATURED CLIP IS ENTITLED : MELISSA PETTIGNANO BEFORE THE PEOPLE OF DISTINCTION AWARDS.
28. Melissa will be a FEATURED Guest on the OPEN TO HOPE Radio Show on Nov 10th, 2014, for a LIVE TAPING at 11:45 A.M. LA time and 1:45 P.M. EST. The show will air LIVE on Dec 25th, 2014 at 11:45 A.M. LA time and 1:45 P.M. EST.
Listen Live :
Watch Via YouTube :
29. Melissa will be a FEATURED GUEST on the OPEN TO HOPE T.V. SHOW on Dec 6th, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. EST.
( Links soon to be announced )
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