Sharron Melton
Sharron Melton is the field anchor of ABC13's award winning morning newscast from 4:30-7am. She is also a proud Texas native and thrilled to be back in her home state.

A native of San Antonio, she has lived all over the state including Houston, where she has numerous family members who've lived in the city for decades. She's also lived around the nation, before joining the ABC 13 family. She was the Weekend Anchor/Reporter at WSVN-TV in Miami, Florida, the 5pm Anchor and Education Reporter at WPMI-TV in Mobile, Alabama. She was also an Anchor/Reporter/Producer at KOBR-TV in Roswell, New Mexico. She even worked as a radio reporter for the Agriculture Communications Network in Texas.

Sharron has been recognized several times for her broadcast work. She received the Outstanding Feature Story Award from the South Florida Black Journalists Association, Best Feature Reporting Award from the Press Club in Mobile, Alabama. She is the recipient of the Alabama Education Media Award. The New Mexico Broadcasters Association also presented her with the Outstanding Newscast Award. Sharron was recently named One of the 50 most influential Women in the City of Houston, by Houston Woman's Magazine.

She holds a Master's degree in Television Communication from Eastern New Mexico University and a Bachelor's degree in Speech Communication and Journalism from Texas A&M University, in College Station. Sharron has also taught at the university level. She worked as an undergraduate lecturer and instructor in broadcast news fundamentals at the University of South Alabama.

Sharron is on the Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council. She is also a member of the Houston Chapter of the Links, Inc., the National Association of Black Journalists, and a former member of the Board of Directors of the Family Counseling Center of Mobile, Alabama. In her spare time, Sharron is heavily involved in volunteer service work and enjoys singing, dancing, and swimming.

Archive
A suspect in a double shooting at a Rosenberg apartment complex is dead after a confrontation with police at Lamar Consolidated ISD's Traylor Stadium
Police say two suspected carjackers died after crashing a stolen truck during a short police chase in southwest Houston
Three teens have been charged with capital murder in the November killing of 19-year-old Rikko Valencia, shot in the face and found in a Baptist church's parking lot
Two people were arrested after security cameras caught them trespassing at a downtown Houston construction site.
A wild scene involving a hole in the side of a gas station and a stolen ATM found in a home was topped off when a robbery suspect hiding in the attic fell through the ceiling