Happy Face Serial Killer
About the Podcast
This is the gripping and disturbing tale of the Happy Face Serial Killer – told from the perspective of his daughter, Melissa Moore, as she explores his double life as a nearly normal father and a brutal murderer, and how he was eventually caught. The 12-part series will thread this horrific backdrop against Melissa’s own journey: how she accepted and shed her father’s horrific past to forge a normal future for both herself and her family.
About the Host
Melissa Moore & Lauren Bright Pacheco
Melissa Moore is an Emmy-nominated Crime Correspondent for the Dr. Oz Show, Executive Producer and host of LMN's "Monster In My Family.” Melissa is a recognized expert on the topics of recovery from trauma, domestic violence and serial violent crimes. Moore was raised Melissa Jesperson, daughter of the infamous “Happy Face” serial killer, Keith Jesperson.
Lauren Bright Pacheco is a New York City-based writer and producer who started out in news radio. Over the years she’s worked as a reporter, on-air television talent, newspaper columnist and magazine writer. She’s currently the Special Features Producer for the Dr. Oz Show, where she’s received three Emmy Awards.