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Melanie Sanders

Executive Coach, Award-Winning Executive Video Producer, Emmy-Nominated Journalist, Passionate DEI Advocate

Melanie (she/her) is a Certified Diversity Executive and Senior Consultant at The Diversity Movement. Previously, she spent more than 20 years as a television journalist in markets around the United States. Drawing on her years of broadcast experience, Melanie facilitates executive media, presentation, and workplace communications trainings with organizations of all sizes from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups in the U.S. and across Europe.  As an expert communicator, Melanie trains our clients on equity, inclusive language, unconscious bias, and more.

Melanie was the executive producer of our award-winning music video and anthem “Who We Are.” Of all the videos she has produced over her career, Melanie says “Who We Are” is the body of work she is most proud of because of the amazing people who are featured throughout.

Melanie is a passionate animal lover; her dogs were adopted from rescues and she also fosters dogs. Melanie is a community board member of Band Together and frequently emcees for various services and professional organizations.

Why DEI?: I believe that we are all amazing because of the uniqueness that makes us human. We should embrace those differences and celebrate them. I love being on this journey of DEI and welcome others to join so we can make the world a better, happier, and more inclusive place.

Read a Personal Interview with Melanie