Craig Melvin


Craig Melvin Says Being a Better Dad to His Kids Was 'Motivation' to Reconcile with His Father

Craig Melvin is reflecting on how his relationship with his father directly impacts his role as a dad of two. Speaking to Kindred by Parents, a new digital destination and community dedicated to Black families, the Today co-host, 43, shared that his desire to be a better father motivated him to reconcile with his own dad, who struggled with addiction throughout the journalist's childhood.
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Craig Melvin shares sweet photos from son’s First Communion, daughter’s recital

Craig Melvin is coming off a “special weekend” with his wife, Lindsay Czarniak, and their kids, Delano and Sybil. On Monday, Craig posted photos of son Delano “Del,” 8, receiving his first Holy Communion, and daughter Sybil “Sibby," 5, at her gymnastics recital. The TODAY co-host also shared pictures of his parents and in-laws, who were on hand to celebrate.
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'Today' Show's Craig Melvin Says Reconciling with His Dad Helped Him Break Unhealthy Parenting Patterns

When Today co-host Craig Melvin started the process of writing his book, he gathered recorded conversations with his dad, who struggled with addiction Melvin's whole childhood. In one of the conversations, Melvin's father talked about his own childhood and his relationship with his father. Through those stories, Melvin realized that his imperfect father was still "exponentially better" as a father than his grandfather. That's when he realized that unhealthy parenting behaviors, absentee fathers, addiction—it's all part of a cycle.

Craig Melvin: An Open Letter To Dads On Father's Day

For nearly a decade, Craig Melvin was on TV every morning delivering the headlines But, a little less than three months ago, Melvin officially stepped back from his 11 a.m. time slot on MSNBC. He’s still a regular fixture on the small screen, co-hosting the Today show, but it’s a markedly different work-life balance. Melvin, who is a father to an 8-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter, and who wrote a book about his strained relationship with his own dad, says part of the reason why he left the job was because of something he learned through the pandemic and the resulting lockdowns and shift to working from home: the importance of presence.

Today’s Craig Melvin talks to WIS about Water Safety Month

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - WIS News alumnus and Today anchor Craig Melvin talked to Dawndy Mercer Plank and Jamal Goss Tuesday about water safety. Notice a spelling or grammar error in this article? Click or tap here to report it. Please include the article’s headline.

Craig Melvin to return to South Carolina with The Today Show

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - A Columbia native and former WIS anchor is returning to his home state Friday, May 20, 2022. On Friday May 13, 2022 The Today Show announced they were heading to Hilton Head for a live broadcast the following Friday. Craig Melvin started his career in news with WIS in 1995 as a reporter. He returned to WIS after college and was promoted to anchor.

Craig Melvin Is Absent From the ‘Today’ Show — Here's Why

As one of the co-hosts of Today, Craig Melvin has been missing from several episodes of the NBC morning program. Melvin’s fans may have speculated about the reason for his absence, given that he recently departed his MSNBC post. On May 10, Melvin called in on the Today show to explain his absence. So, why isn't Melvin on the Today show right now?

Craig Melvin and family have tested positive for COVID: ‘This is work’

Craig Melvin and his family are spending some unexpected time at home as they recover from COVID-19. The TODAY co-host called into the 3rd Hour of TODAY on Tuesday to share an update on his condition and revealed that his wife, Lindsay Czarniak, and their two children, son Delano, 8, and daughter, Sybil, 5, also tested positive.

What happened to The Today Show this morning? Craig Melvin replaced Hoda

Since 1952, The Today Show has been running on NBC. The daily news show features many recognisable reporters including Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie. Past news anchors have also included Matt Lauer and Katie Couric. As with many morning news shows, The Today Show features all kinds of famous faces...

Watch MSNBC's Craig Melvin Get Choked Up During Farewell Segment Ahead Of Leaving For NBC's Today

MSNBC is saying goodbye to a very familiar face with the departure of anchor and reporter Craig Melvin, who has been a fixture on the channel going back to 2011. News broke back in mid-March that he would be leaving his show on the successful cable network, and he said his goodbye in the March 31 episode of Craig Melvin Reports, which has aired at 11 a.m. As you might expect with the farewell after more than decade, the message was emotional, with Melvin getting choked up.