Area(s) of expertise: Public Relations
Summary of expertise:
Good Morning America Producer Mable Chan calls Wasabi Publicity’s Chief Creative Officer a “5 Star Publicist.” Michelle calls herself a “storyteller to the media.” For 25+ years, media friends have solicited her help in crafting news stories by requesting sources, sound bites, and statistics. An award-winning writer, Michelle peppers campaigns with insight from her master’s degree in human development, BFA from a top 25 drama school, and expertise seeing PR transition from typewriters to Twitter. She’s either spinning stories or spinning at the gym. After hours, she savors the Smoky Mountains with her husband, Siberian Husky, and backyard chickens.
Blog/Web site: http://www.wasabipublicity.com/blog/
Stern Scholarship Award Recipient 2001
Parents’ Choice Award, 2 Directors’ Choice Awards & Dr. Toy Award 1993 - 1995
Above and Beyond the Call of Duty Award 1993
Chicago Drama League Scholar 1991
Lincoln Laureate Nominee 1991
St. Vincent DePaul Scholar for Outstanding Community Service 1990
Daughters of the American Revolution Community Service Award 1987
Prior media experience:
Wasabi Publicity Chief Creative Officer, Michelle Tennant Nicholson, specializes in breaking news and has been called a five star publicist by Good Morning America producer, Mable Chan. In 2009, Michelle placed a new client on Dr. Phil within 8 hrs of contract.
What other publicists say:
“Michelle is a live wire … a publicist who still actually TALKS to the media.” Jack O’Dwyer, Editor, O’Dwyer’s Inside News of Public Relations & Marketing Communications
What media say:
“Michelle’s a great publicist. She knew what I needed before I even asked,” Brian Curtis, Anchor/Reporter, NBC5 Dallas-Fort Worth.
“Michelle Tennant Nicholson is my favorite publicist in the world.” Radio host, Lisa Hayes, Relationship RX
“Michelle, thanks for all your work on today’s segment. It went off perfectly.” Stephen Lewis, Producer, ABC Chicago
“Michelle is timely … and reliable.” Mitch Carr, KRLD Newsradio 1080 Anchor, CBS Radio
Pacific Oaks College, Pasadena, California & Seattle, Washington
Masters degree in Human Development. Thesis completed 2006.
Landmark Education (International Personal Growth & Development Seminars)
Self-expression, Leadership, Communication courses.
DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois
Bachelor of fine arts degree in Theater and Education.
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