Lindsay Czarniak had just arrived on set after three weeks at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and didn’t have time to meet the new NBC4 anchor before cameras started rolling. Wow, this guy is genuinely fun, Czarniak recalls thinking. “And that was burning me up.” They kept their distance, but soon Melvin began calling Czarniak again.“Well, look who’s back from China,” said her new colleague as he introduced her sports segment on the air. “It was easy to be with him there.” He gave her a ride to the after-party and then back to her apartment near Dupont Circle. They would talk about their families, their careers, even other people they were dating.
Now the two are planning their June 2015 wedding while attending the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).
Andrew and Kristen met several times in college, first through a mutual friend and later through mixers between his fraternity and her sorority, before they began dating.
Nine years later, Brad proposed as Amanda sat on the same bench, and the two got married in August 2014.
Nicole literally found Love at the College of Charleston.
On their first date, Jennifer says, “We were having so much fun talking to each other that the waiter had to come by our table three times before we even looked at the menu.” David and Jennifer celebrate their sixth anniversary this May (they married at the Old Wide Awake Plantation in nearby Hollywood, S. Almost 20 years later, Griffin still remembers that his first date with Jaime was March 15, 1996. with sons Cohen and Hudson, who are eight and two years old, respectively.
He proposed to her at Waterfront Park, and they hosted many College alumni at their 2001 wedding. Amanda and Brad kicked off their college careers together when they met during New Student Orientation on a bench in Physicians Promenade in 2004.And it was wasn’t necessarily that I knew, ‘I have to be with this guy.’ But it was like, ‘I don’t want to be with anyone else that I’d hung out with,’ ” she says.“It felt like being with the person that really gets you and that you’ve known for a really, really long time.” They both needed to unravel situations with other people they were dating, but in October 2009, Melvin asked Czarniak to go on a date. ” Czarniak, a Centreville native who’d become a darling of the local sports world after legendary anchor George Michael brought her to NBC4 in 2005, thought Melvin seemed like a cool guy with good energy. There, they walked through the silent auction together. “So I’m on the sidelines at Redskins park, and I’m like, ‘Oh, my God. For the next six months they saw each other casually, meeting for drinks or hanging out at home. “I didn’t want to screw anything up.” In April 2009, Melvin called Czarniak and told her he wanted to take things to the next level. “And I was like, ‘Then I’m out — ’cause I can’t be in.’ ” “At that point, I had dated some women. But I had gotten into this young lady, and she wasn’t into me,” Melvin says. Though their desks weren’t close, Melvin, who had spent six years working at his hometown station in Columbia, S. After a month, Czarniak mentioned a charity gala she was hosting and suggested he come along with others from NBC. As she left for work, she noticed the tuxedo jacket he left behind. Melvin was equal parts excited and anxious, and left her a message checking in that afternoon. “I think for a long time the work factor was more of an issue for me than it should have been because A., I didn’t realize what the possibility [of the relationship] was, and B., I had not been in that position before,” Czarniak says. I don’t see why it shouldn’t work.’ ” “He was basically was like, ‘Either you’re in or you’re out,’ ” she remembers.These “young Cougars on the prowl” danced the night away and began dating shortly after.