Craig Melvin and Today Show to film in Hilton Head, how to join the live audience

Published: May. 13, 2022 at 6:24 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - A Columbia native and former WIS anchor is returning to his home state Friday, May 20, 2022.

On Friday May 13, 2022 The Today Show announced they were heading to Hilton Head for a live broadcast the following Friday. Craig Melvin started his career in news with WIS in 1995 as a reporter. He returned to WIS after college and was promoted to anchor.

He has gone on to cover national breaking news in his career with events such as the Sandy Hook school shooting and the George Zimmerman trial among the stories he’s covered.

Melvin will be filming the 9 a.m. third hour of the Today Show in Hilton Head next week. Want to be in the audience? Click the link here.

Audience size is limited.

Registered audience members will need to arrive at Coligny Beach parking lot located at 102 Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island, no later than 6:45 a.m. for check in.

Trolleys leave at 7:15 a.m. and will not return to pick up late arrivals. Audience members will be standing on the beach from 7:50 a.m. to 10 a.m. without seats available.

Trolleys will board at 10 a.m. to return audience members to the parking lot.

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