Melissa Repko

Retail Reporter

CNBC

Melissa Repko is a retail reporter at CNBC. She covers the country’s largest grocers, Walmart and Kroger, along with other grocery chains, big-box retailers and drugstores. She has spent much of the past year exploring how the pandemic has changed companies' strategies and influenced how consumers shop, spend and eat. Prior to joining CNBC, she worked for The Dallas Morning News, The Oregonian, ABC News and The Buffalo News. She's a graduate of Barnard College of Columbia University, where she studied political science.