Melissa Langbehn graduated from D. C. Everest High School in 1980. She earned a journalism degree from UW-Oshkosh and began her broadcasting career in Central Wisconsin.
As a news anchor at WAOW TV-9 in Wausau, Melissa's newscasts and reports have won top honors from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association and Associated Press. She has repeatedly taken home top honors as "Favorite Television Personality" in the Wausau TV market.
In addition to her journalism work, Melissa has taken on leadership roles in numerous non-profit and volunteer organizations.
Melissa married her high school sweetheart, Dave Klein, and they have a son, Justin.
Melissa remains a proud D. C. Everest Evergreen!
She says the teachers, coaches and friends she met while attending school in the district gave her the academic foundation, support and confidence to pursue her dreams.