Melody Horrill became the weekday weather presenter for Channel 7 in early 2004 after a being reporter for Channel 10 News for the previous five years, mainly specialising in environmental stories. She has also produced and presented three, one-hour documentaries which have aired on Network Ten Nationally, as well as CNN.
She is the sole South Australian correspondent for the CNN “World Report”, and sends regular stories about research and environmental issues in South Australia which are aired to millions around the world.
Melody was also chosen to work at CNN's headquarters in Atlanta, and presented both news and current affairs segments during her month long tenure. Along with reporting and her documentary work, she also presents the weather for Channel 7 Adelaide.
Melody has also presented a lifestyle show for the Ten Network, focusing on the Australian wine industry and hosted weekly environmental segments on “Adelaide Today” for Channel 9.
Having also worked as a full time reporter for Channel 9 and the ABC, her media experience is long and varied.
Before her move into media, Melody formed the “Australian Dolphin Research Foundation” with Dr Mike Bossley - creating a non-profit organisation which has been instrumental in lobbying for protection of Adelaide's Port River Dolphins.
She has spoken at numerous environmental seminars about her work with the dolphins and how it has influenced her media career.
Melody has received many awards during her career, including “Clear Speech Award” and the “Archbishops Media Citation”.
She is an ambassador for many charities including the Animal Welfare League, the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society, and Heart Foundation.
Melody also makes a great corporate host and MC.