Melissa Kiesche is a Vice President at Edison Research, and has been with the company since 2003. She is a key senior member of the Edison election team and has been instrumental in both developing its procedures and managing its operation for over ten years — this includes research, interviewer recruitment and training and materials development. Melissa is a go-to for Edison’s most logistically challenging projects and has been a lead on growing both the consumer exit polling and podcasting business. She is also one of Edison’s Research Moms, a group of experienced researchers with a specialization in understanding today’s moms.
Melissa is a graduate of Syracuse University with degrees in Television, Radio and Film from the Newhouse School of Public Communications and Policy Studies from the Maxwell School of Citizenship.