Mellissa Fung has been a reporter for CBC television since 2003. As a national correspondent she has covered numerous topics on both Canadian and world affairs, including the Robert Pickton trial, and the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. In 2007 and 2008 she was sent on assignment to Afghanistan, and she was abducted during her second tour. Fung divides her time between Toronto and Washington, D.C. Under an Afghan Sky is her first book.