ABOUT MELISSA

Melissa is a writer for “Santa Clarita Diet” on Netflix, which she’s been working on for the past two seasons. Previously, she wrote on “Maya & Marty” — Maya Rudolph and Martin Short’s variety show for NBC — which earned her a WGA Award nomination.

She has written, starred in and produced pilots for NBC (“Wolfgirl”) and TruTV (“Small Victories”), and is currently writing a pilot for TBS, which she is attached to star in.

Melissa created and starred in the smash-hit web series “Adult Wednesday Addams” which earned over 20 million views and received praise from the LA Times, AV Club, Bloody Disgusting and People Magazine, among others.

When she wasn’t as busy, Melissa was writing and performing monthly at UCB — on the Maude (sketch) teams “Eastwood” and “Karate Karate.”

Other than that, Melissa is a Northwestern University graduate, an LA native, a cat owner and a dog lover.