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Former WBFF reporter Melinda Roeder joins CBS affiliate in Atlanta
Former WBFF reporter Melinda Roeder joins CBS affiliate in Atlanta

Melinda Roeder, winner of 12 regional Emmys while at WBFF (Fox45), is joining WGCL-TV, the CBS affiliate in Atlanta, she said today. Roeder left the Sinclair-owned station in late December in the wake of Fox45 airing a misleading video of a Washington protest that falsely depicted protesters as chanting, "kill a cop." "They terminated my contract without cause," Roeder said in a Sun interview at the time, referring to one of several actions taken by WBFF management in the wake of airing the video. Roeder, who joined WBFF in 2007, won seven Edward R. Murrow awards in addition to the Emmys. The last three years, she often worked with producer Stephen Janis, who told...

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