Michelle is a host, producer and writer with over a decade of experience in broadcast and online media covering lifestyle, weather and news content. Her work in television been featured across Canada and around the world on networks including CTV, Global Television, MTV Canada, Seven Network Australia and more. Career highlights include several years of interviewing actors and filmmakers at the Toronto International Film Festival, being a trusted weather specialist for Canadians coast to coast, and hosting and producing Toronto Dining - a show devoted to the diverse food scene in Canada’s largest city.
With a love for food, fitness, and living well - Michelle continues to pursue her passions and expand her knowledge in these areas. She is a Stott Certified Pilates instructor with a background in functional athletics, and an avid culinary and travel enthusiast with years of media experience covering these topics. She often brings this expertise as guest on a number of television programs such as Cityline, The Marilyn Denis Show, Breakfast Television and CH Morning Live. She also contributes to a number of online publications including Best Health, CBC Life and Post City.
An accomplished public speaker, Michelle often appears as an emcee or spokesperson, both on-camera and for live audiences. She has hosted a number of high profile events including Taste of Toronto, Global Citizen Forum, S. Pellegrino Young Chef competition, Interac Dinner in Black, Chefs for Change and the inaugural Nespresso Café Gourmand competition in Toronto.
Michelle lives in Toronto with her husband and son, and considers being a mama her greatest role to date.
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People I've Worked With
- Global News ( Global National, Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Halifax)
- Bell Media (CTV and MTV Canada)
- EOne Films
- Rogers Media (Toronto Dining, Toronto Living, TIFF red carpet coverage)
- Taste of Toronto (IMG)
- Kellogg's Canada
- Sodastream Canada
- S. Pellegrino Young Chef competition
- Global Citizen Forum
- Genuine Health
- Cacao Barry
- Estrella Damm/Daura Damm
- Samuel Adams
- Hershey Canada
- The McEwan Group
- The Weather Network
- Best Health
- Post City Magazines
- Manulife Centre
- Dream Car Garage
- ....and more! I have also developed media relations strategies for a number of brands.