Jillian Kay Melchior

Senior Fellow

Jillian Kay Melchior covers energy and environmental issues for the Independent Women's Forum. She also writes for National Review as a Thomas L. Rhodes Fellow for the Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity.

She was a 2011 Robert Novak fellow for the Phillips Foundation, reporting on Christianity in China, traveling extensively and writing for The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, Newsweek Japan, Doublethink, and The Daily.

She has previously worked as an opinion writer and History Page editor at The Daily, an assistant online editor at Commentary, and a Bartley Fellow on the opinion page of The Wall Street Journal Asia.

She is a graduate of Hillsdale College.

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Recent Articles:

Las Vegas Unions’ Obamacare Reckoning
April 4 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



White House Officials Laud Natural Gas
March 21 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review: The Corner



Colorado’s Health Exchange: A High-Priced Drama Production
March 21 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review: The Corner



Philadelphia Unions' Political Spending Under Scrutiny
March 18 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



The EPA’s Anti-Transparency Antics
March 5 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



Red Tape and Oil Explosions
January 27 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



Fracking Cuts Ohio Heat Costs
January 27 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



Ukraine’s Animal Victims
April 17 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



Nation-Building on Hold in Ukraine
April 15 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review



'You Wanted Your Ukraine?'
April 14 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review



Remembering the Maidan’s ‘Heavenly Hundred’
April 14 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review



The IRS of Labor
April 9 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review



Missouri Taxpayers Fund Out-of-State Welfare
April 8 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review



Driven Out of Business
April 8 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review



Liberal Bias on Univision, Telemundo
April 3 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review



Regulations Crush Hopes of Cancer Patient
April 3 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review



Feds Get a Card Check
March 28 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



Bloomberg Buckles to Beijing
March 26 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review



How Did Criminals Become Nevada ObamaCare Navigators?
March 26 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior



SEIU Uses Federal Inspections to Target Houston Small Business
March 24 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



White House Officials Laud Natural Gas
March 21 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review: The Corner



Target U.S.A.: Greens Wage War on American Natural Gas
March 20 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



Colorado’s Health Exchange: A High-Priced Drama Production
March 19 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review: The Corner



Deadbeats Want Bigger Piece of Mortgage Settlement
March 18 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



Fixing What Wasn’t Broken
March 18 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



Philadelphia Unions' Political Spending Under Scrutiny
March 16 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



Livin’ Large on the Union Payroll
March 13 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



Not Paying Union Dues, in Michigan
March 7 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior



Green Building Certification Program LEEDs from Behind
March 4 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



Shutdown Theater at the National Parks
March 4 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior



The EPA’s Anti-Transparency Antics
February 28 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



Convicted Terrorist Worked as Obamacare Navigator in Illinois
February 26 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



Welfare Money Goes to Pot In Colorado
February 24 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



Philadelphia’s Union ‘Thugs’ Indicted
February 20 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



China Still Persecuting Christians
February 19 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



New Fuel-Efficiency Standards for Trucks: A Political Priority, Not a Policy Improvement
February 18 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



Fill-in-the-Blank Advocacy for Minimum Wage in Michigan
February 18 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior



Did the Fannie and Freddie Bailout Involve Securities Fraud?
February 17 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



Michigan Union Publishes ‘Freeloaders List’
February 13 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



America’s Solar Hypocrisy
February 13 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



The Pilot Shortage Made in Congress
February 12 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



Pennsylvania Governor Seeks Revenue Boost from Energy Leases on State Land
February 7 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



Keystone and the Greedy Greens
February 5 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



Red Tape and Oil Explosions
January 27 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



Fracking Cuts Ohio Heat Costs
January 27 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



The EPA’s Privacy Problem
January 16 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



MoveOn.org’s New Grassroots Anti-Fracking Campaign
January 13 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Review Online



The Casselton Train Wreck and Oil Alarmism
January 7 2014
Jillian Kay Melchior
National Journal Online