Melissa Leong is a journalist, financial expert and bestselling young adult novelist.
She writes about personal finance for the Financial Post and appears on CTV’s The Social as its regular money expert. She lectures on the subject of money and shares her savings tips on radio and television programs such as Canada AM, Newstalk 1010, the Mad Dog & Maura show on 99.9 Virgin Radio, CJAD 800, CKNW and CHCH’s Square Off.
Over the last 10 years, she has covered a variety of subjects including crime, politics, terrorism and business for the National Post, the Toronto Star and The Globe and Mail. She has profiled survivors of the Rwandan genocide, travelled to Hong Kong to investigate nanny abuse and has interviewed everyone from the president of the Maldives to Hugh Jackman to Duchess Sarah Ferguson.
Her paranormal adventure novels, What Kills Me and I Am Forever, written under the pen name Wynne Channing, soared to #1 on a number of bestseller lists on Amazon.
In her spare time, she teaches salsa dancing and is the proud emcee of the Young Women of Influence evening series.
She’s also fully prepared for a zombie invasion.