Cody Melin

Cody Melin joined WLFI in July of 2018.

Title: Reporter

Cody Melin joined WLFI in July of 2018 as a news producer. Cody was born and raised in Monticello, Indiana. He attended high school at Twin Lakes High School. After graduating, Cody moved to Huntington, Indiana where he attended Huntington University. While in Huntington, Cody worked as the FDN News Producer and Huntingtonian Arts and Entertainment Editor. He also worked as an international student mentor.
While in school he interned at Fort Wayne's CBS affiliate, WANE TV. He then moved to Sioux City, Iowa to work at the local ABC affiliate KCAU 9.
Cody moved back home to Indiana to work as the News 18 This Morning producer, while also making appearances as the "Weekend Planner Guy" on Fridays.
Cody loves exploring the community looking for hole-in-the-wall coffee shops. He also enjoys binge-watching reality television and listening to true crime podcasts.
If you want your event covered or have any coffee recommendations, reach out to Cody on social media and through email.

Recent Posts by Cody Melin

Haunted Lafayette: Inmates may still haunt old Benton County jail

In the small town of Fowler sits an old jail with a big story.

Indiana Beach provides safe and fun Halloween experience

Indiana Beach wants to help you celebrate Halloween weekend.

Haunted Lafayette: Top Notch Bar serves up food and "spirits"

In the small town of Brookston, Top Notch Bar Food and Spirits is taking their name literally.

News 18 Weekend Planner from 10/23 - 10/25

The weekend is here. WLFI has you covered with a rundown of your News 18 This Morning Weekend Planner.

Local Trump supporters put on parade across Greater Lafayette

Voters gathered in Greater Lafayette Saturday to show their support for President Trump.

News 18 Weekend Planner from 10/16 - 10/18

The weekend is here. WLFI has you covered with a rundown of your News 18 This Morning Weekend Planner.

Roommates find creativity during pandemic

Despite a lack of social events on campus, a pair of roommates is finding creative ways to have fun.

I-65 southbound lanes back open

Southbound lanes were closed near the 158 mile marker for a good portion of the night.

Kentucky man arrested after leading local officers on chase

The driver faces eight charges.

Central Catholic students move to e-learning

Lafayette's Central Catholic is dealing with multiple COVID-19 cases.

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Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 166564

Reported Deaths: 4194
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Marion26255795
Lake14627362
St. Joseph9725171
Elkhart9402142
Allen8741232
Hamilton6462117
Vanderburgh622464
Tippecanoe402416
Porter355450
Hendricks3442137
Monroe337538
Johnson3307131
Delaware314475
Clark308565
Vigo280641
Madison254796
LaPorte241464
Cass230125
Kosciusko210329
Warrick206865
Floyd188468
Howard170166
Bartholomew149058
Marshall149028
Dubois147926
Wayne145533
Grant135440
Henry134330
Boone131050
Hancock125044
Noble124535
Jackson122519
Dearborn103828
Morgan100440
Lawrence99238
Gibson95612
Clinton93516
Daviess93236
Shelby91835
Knox83910
LaGrange82815
Harrison80724
Fayette79021
Putnam78317
DeKalb78111
Posey7787
Jasper7075
Miami6905
Steuben6748
Montgomery64422
White63016
Greene58138
Adams5777
Scott55916
Decatur53339
Whitley4926
Ripley4888
Wells47311
Clay4697
Sullivan46714
Starke4608
Wabash4599
Huntington4545
Orange42525
Spencer4236
Randolph42110
Fulton3956
Washington3923
Jennings38813
Franklin38325
Perry37714
Jefferson3655
Pike36318
Jay3486
Carroll34713
Fountain3393
Tipton28523
Vermillion2761
Parke2604
Rush2544
Blackford2425
Newton24011
Owen2171
Martin2040
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Brown1503
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