Mel Childs, Contributing Writer

Mel Childs

Contributing Writer

Highlights

  • Specialties: Home improvement for DIYers and home contractors
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts in history with a concentration in Caribbean and Latin American studies from Spelman College. Master of Business Administration with a concentration in project management from Keller Graduate School of Management. HubSpot Inbound and Content Marketing certifications.
  • Other work: Self-published author of The Vital Sacrifice

About

Mel Childs is an author, freelance writer, and screenwriter who owns and operates her own writing company in metro Atlanta. She writes stories for BobVila.com on various topics ranging from chimney cleaning to property management companies. In addition, she has been a freelance writer for 2 years, writing on a variety of topics including history, entrepreneurs, entertainment, the medical industry, and of course, home improvement.

Proudest DIY

One of Mel’s proudest DIY moments was when she joined the Bob Vila team. She recalls watching Bob Vila’s shows on PBS when she was younger before becoming obsessed with HGTV home improvement shows, and she is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with this team.

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