Is Jillian Mele Italian?: Jillian Mele who was born September 17, 1982, is an American journalist and anchor who is well known for co-hosting Fox & Friends First from March 2017 to October 2021.
Jillian Mele was born in Glenside, Pennsylvania, and was reared by her parents, Roseanne (née Zlemek) and Thomas Mele. During high school, she served as a local grocery cashier. Mele earned her bachelor's degree in arts and media from La Salle University in Philadelphia in 2005.
Jillian Mele accepted jobs as a sports anchor in Presque Isle, Maine, and at WIVT-TV in Binghamton, New York after graduation. She joined NBC 10 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 2007 and won an Emmy for her performance on an Olympics show.
Jillian Mele acquired a place at NBC Sports Philadelphia in 2014, where she co-hosted Breakfast on Broad, a morning sports talk show for which she won another Emmy, and Endgame, a Philadelphia Eagles post-game show. She made her mark in every aspect of her life