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Todd Melby

Curious. Professional.
Member since 2001


  • Minneapolis, MN


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Todd is available for

Podcast producing, editing.
  • Editing
  • Producing
  • Recording
  • Reporting
  • Writing

About Todd

Todd Melby is a reporter, editor and podcast producer. He helped create "In Deep," an American Public Media podcast on water infrastructure. He's worked in public media for decades. From 2012-2015, he led Black Gold Boom, a public media project documenting North Dakota's oil boom. He's won five national journalism prizes, including a pair of Edward R. Murrow awards. In 2021, his new nonfiction book will be published. "A Lot Can Happen in the Middle of Nowhere: The Untold Story of the Making of Fargo" tells the story of how the Coen Brothers made their iconic film.

Todd's Portfolio



  • Field Producing
  • Field Recording
  • Interviewing
  • Mentoring
  • Mixing
  • Producing
  • Reporting
  • Research
  • Story Editing
  • Tape Syncs


  • Pro Tools
  • Specialized mics