Michelle Wright

News Anchor in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Michelle is an award-winning news anchor and reporter for WTAE-TV. She has reported live from the scene of the region's biggest news stories including: The Flight 93 crash on 9/11, the Quecreek Mine rescue, and the G-20 Summit. Michelle is an adjunct professor at Point Park University, a contributing reporter for WQED, and contributes articles to Gladys Magazine. Michelle hosts workshops on topics including: Handling Criticism, Empowering Women , and The Value of Communication. She has written workbooks on news reporting basics and how to get a story on television. She has interviewed fascinating people such as: Oprah Winfrey, Sidney Crosby, Peter Jennings, Barbara Bush, President Jimmy Carter, Mikhail Gorbachev, and Space Shuttle commander astronaut Michael Fincke. Michelle serves as the spokesperson, board member or emcee for Race for the Cure, Project Bundle Up, The Emmaus Community, National Alliance for Mental Health (NAMI), the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and Achieva. An avid beekeeper, Michelle sells honey, honeycomb, and beeswax lotion. She also gives presentations about lessons we can learn from honey bees. Michelle has been honored with three Regional Emmy Awards, a National Headliners Award, an Edward R. Murrow Award, and honored by the Associated Press and the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasting.

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  • Work
    • WTAE TV
  • Education
    • Liberty University