BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Friday is Melanie Orlins’ last day on Wake Up, and we wanted to make sure she knew how much she’s meant to us and the News 4 viewers over the years.

Kelsey Anderson shared some of her favorite memories of her and Mel’s time together on Wake Up! Take a look back and see the surprises we had in store during the morning show.

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Melanie Orlins is an anchor and reporter who has been part of the News 4 team since 2017. See more of her work here.

Kelsey Anderson is an award-winning anchor and reporter who has been part of the News 4 team since 2018. See more of her work here.

Evan Anstey is an Associated Press Award and Emmy-nominated digital producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2015. See more of his work here and follow him on Twitter.