Craig Melvin and his wife Lindsay Czarniak have biracial children who haven’t questioned their parents about their skin color yet. However, Melvin has some concerns about their future.
According to The Washington Post, Lindsay Czarniak had just arrived back at work and hadn’t had time to meet her new colleague, Craig Melvin. She had to get ready before cameras started rolling on set.
She’d spent three weeks covering the 2008 Beijing Olympics. As the new NBC4 anchor introduced Czarniak’s sports segment on the air told viewers that his colleague was back from China.
Craig Melvin and Lindsay Czarniak posing together with Halloween pumpkins while celebrating their 10th wedding anniversary on October 15, 2021, and them celebrating Christmas with their children on December 26, 2021 | Photos: Instagram/lindsaycz/craigmelvinnbc
She responded by greeting him by his full name and noted that she’d never met him before, sharing how good it was to meet him. Czarniak thought Melvin seemed like a “cool guy with good energy.”
In turn, he thought she was beautiful and decided her needed to know her better. He found reasons to bump into her even though their desks weren’t close; after a month, she mentioned a charity gala that she would be hosting.
Craig Melvin and Lindsay Czarniak at the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York on May 9, 2015 | Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images
Czarniak invited Melvin along with other NBC colleagues. At the event, she and the “Today” show anchor walked through the silent auction as a pair, and she thought he was fun.
She found it easy to be with him at the gala. Melvin later gave her a ride to the after-party. Afterward, the co-workers went over to her apartment that was close to Dupont Circle.
She became shy when he asked if he could walk her to the door. He explained that it was the decent thing to do for a person who hailed from South Carolina, and she relented; while in the kitchen, Melvin kissed her for the first time.
Czarniak woke up anxious the following day as she’d never dated a colleague before. On the other hand, Melvin was equally anxious and excited about what had…