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.

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.

Melissa started in live comedy, writing and performing at Upright Citizens’ Brigade, 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.