Melody Himel Scalley
Melody Himel Scalley is currently working with Heritage Action for America as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Coordinator. She is a life-long entrepreneur and was previously employed as a consultant working with clients in Public Relations and Communications. She is also the host of “Politics On The Edge” a conservative political talk-radio show airing every Thursday night from 6 P.M. to 9 P.M. ET on 103.3 WESR FM.
Scalley created her talk-radio show at the end of 2008 in response to both local and national events. The format includes commentary and interviews. Her guest list has included local, state and national politicians such as VA Governor Bob McDonnell, Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli; former Governor and Senator George Allen, numerous delegates; Representatives from across the nation such as Cantor, Bachmann, Forbes, Gohmert, Wittman and Representative Scott Rigell.
Other guests include esteemed professors such as Dr. Yaron Brook, Prof. Richard Epstein, Tibor Machan, Ph.D., and Ilya Somin; renowned authors; leaders in the fight against the fallacy of man-made global warming; Pastors and leaders in Christ standing up for religious liberties and others working to educate Americans on the threat of radical Islam; and Fellows from Heritage, CATO, and other conservative think-tanks; also nationally known public figures such as Ann Coulter, Dick Morris & Dinesh D’Souza.
In her most recent position Melody Scalley worked as a representative for Congressman Scott Rigell on his Coalition team and coordinator of Eastern Shore outreach. Scalley’s background includes founding and operating several companies including the first title & settlement company established in Northampton County, VA; as well as a real estate company; and a casual fine dining restaurant with a bed and breakfast. Hailing from New Orleans, LA originally; her experience prior to those endeavors included hotel front office management and hotel sales and catering management experience in Houston, TX; Vail, CO and Washington, DC.
While not originally from the Eastern Shore of Virginia, she got here as quick as she could! In 2009 Ms. Scalley was the first woman to run for the Virginia 100th Legislative District House of Delegates. Her opponent was a previously unchallenged, and well financed, incumbent. While she did not prevail in the election; she was successful in waging a serious campaign which resulted in her opponent spending considerable funds to defend his seat.
She enjoys attending her church, horseback riding, conservative politics, saltwater fishing and recreational shooting.
Melody Himel Scalley P.O. Box 1005 Eastville, VA 23347 757.678.7200