Melissa Ridgen

Conference MC, Host/Producer, APTN News

Melissa Ridgen

Conference MC, Host/Producer, APTN News

Biography

Conference MC

Melissa is a proud Red River Métis. She has been a journalist for more than 20 years, covering everything from crime and courts to politics, Indigenous affairs, and business. Melissa joined APTN in 2009 after more than a decade writing for newspapers. She has been nominated for a number of awards and in 2016 won a Canadian Association of Journalists award for her story Hurting for Work on APTN Investigates.

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