- WBAL-TV 11 News Reporter
Lowell Melser joined the WBAL-TV 11 News team as a general assignment reporter in February 2004.
Lowell covers a broad range of stories throughout the Baltimore area from hard news to issues with local impact. In January 2010, Lowell's reporting took him to Haiti with the Baltimore-based USNS Comfort Naval hospital ship called to provide aid after a devastating earthquake.
Most recently, after three years of working and going back to school full-time, Lowell received a Broadcast Meteorology Degree from Mississippi State University. As a degreed meteorologist, Lowell has contributed to the 11 Insta-Weather PLUS team by presenting forecasts along with his reporter duties.
Known for his storytelling skills, Lowell came to WBAL-TV from WAVY-TV, in Norfolk, Va., where he served as an anchor and general assignment reporter. He reported on such stories as the Washington, D.C., sniper trials, the Hurricane Isabel devastation and the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, during which time he reporting from the USS Truman aircraft carrier. Prior to that, he worked as a weekend anchor at WAKA-TV in Montgomery, Ala.
Lowell's first foray in the television broadcast arena was in 1997 as a general assignment reporter at KIFI-TV in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He began his career in 1995 as an associate producer for the Washington Redskins radio broadcast.
A native of Rockville, Md., Lowell graduated from Penn State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast communications.
You can follow Lowell on Twitter, @melserwbal