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Frank Melton

Frank Melton, Mayor, Jackson, Mississippi. Recipient Distinguished Leadership award, University Mississippi, Distinguished Alumnus award, Stephen F. Austin State University. Volunteer Parish St Young Men’s Christian Association; former board member Metro Jackson Chamber of Commerce, United Way.

Background

  • Melton, Frank was born in 1950.

  • Career

    • Chief Executive Officer WLBT television-3, Inc., 1984—2002. Current chairman & Chief Executive Officer television-3 Foundation. National board directors Broadcast Music Industry, chairman Performing Rights Committee.

      Mayor City of Jackson, 2005—2009. Volunteer instructor School Business & Mass Communications Department Jackson State University. Chairman Mississippi Department Youth Services.

      Board member Texas Board Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Mississippi Department Human Services, Mississippi State Board Education. Former director Mississippi Bureau Narcotics. Former board member Liberty Broadcasting, Community Broadcast Group, NBC Affiliates.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Volunteer Parish St Young Men’s Christian Association. Former board member Metro Jackson Chamber of Commerce, United Way.

    Connections

    • Married Ellen Melton. Children: Matthew, Lauren.
    • spouse: Ellen Melton
    • children: Matthew Melton
    • Lauren Melton
    Frank Melton
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    Born 1950
    Died May 7, 2009
    (aged 59)