Melanie Zanona is a congressional reporter and Huddle author at POLITICO.
Prior to joining the team in 2019, Melanie was a staff reporter for The Hill, where she primarily covered House leadership. Before that, she was a policy and legislative action reporter for CQ Roll Call.
Melanie is a Chicago native and University of Illinois graduate. In her spare time, she likes to cook Italian food, play with her boxer named Bodie and root for her favorite Chicago sports teams.