Melanie Zanona is a congressional reporter for The Hill, where she covers House leadership and the inner workings of Capitol Hill.
She has also written extensively about President Trump’s infrastructure plan, the White House’s travel ban and U.S. foreign policy toward Cuba.
Zanona has contributed on-air interviews for national media outlets such as MSNBC, Fox News, CNBC and CNN.
A Chicago native and University of Illinois graduate, Zanona got her start in Washington as a features writer for Roll Call in 2010. She later became a legislative and policy reporter for Congressional Quarterly.
In her spare time, Zanona likes to cook Italian food with her husband, play with her Boxer puppy and keep up with her favorite Chicago sports teams.