About Michelle Tennant

Good Morning America Producer Mable Chan calls Michelle Tennant a “Five Star Publicist.” Tennant, a partner and executive publicist with Wasabi Publicity Inc., calls herself a “storyteller to the media.” Her passion is telling “truly good stories” and “exclusively representing people who make a positive difference in the world.” 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. Learn more about her work through her column at The Huffington Post.


By |November 20th, 2015|

November 20th, 2015 is Universal Children’s Day. So, today I’m choosing to speak about children and my commitments to provide environments that support the full potential growth for them. I bypassed commenting on some news this week because well, the events left me speechless. Let’s focus on the positive, though. Children. What I want to […]

Stop Thief!

By |November 13th, 2015|

Notice food drives everywhere? Someone stole the organic, gluten-free brown rice farina I left at my gym’s food drive for the needy. I kid you not. I was talking to the gym receptionist and she said, “Yesterday a lady grabbed some food and said she didn’t know where to get that item so she’s going […]

All The Single Ladies

By |November 11th, 2015|

Today in China it’s “Singles Day” and stores give discounts to people wanting to “treat themselves.” It’s a great idea, I think. Especially for single ladies. Hold that. For ladies. In fact, holidays are a great news hook. Whether it’s Veterans Day, Black Friday or Singles Day, the media covers holidays and more.

I represent “Take […]

Lick Your Chops

By |November 3rd, 2015|

My mother’s visiting me and my Siberian husky licks her chops every time my mom walks by her. My mom noticed this lately and I said, “Could it be you give her a treat every time you look at her?” My mom laughs. We’re all this way, though. When we get conditioned to ‘lick our […]

Go Royals!

By |November 2nd, 2015|

{{Singing to the tune of Carly Simon’s, “You’re So Vain.” I recommend listening to this song while you read this blog entry today.}}”You walked into this blog like you were walking into TV. And you probably think this blog is about you, don’t you” … Kansas City Royals? Well, it could be about you, sports […]

Look Ma, No Hands

By |October 26th, 2015|

Who is in the driver’s seat of your life? Recently I drove my nephew and three of his teenage friends from Louisville, KY to Cincinnati, OH to visit the Halloween-decorated amusement park, Kings Island. My nephew drove my father’s old Toyota. It’s a stick shift. So, I didn’t need an amusement park by the time […]

Take the Lid Off

By |October 14th, 2015|

Lately, I feel like a flea. No, I don’t mean Red Hot Chili Pepper’s lead singer, Flea. I mean fleas in a jar who have been trained to only jump as high as the lid will allow. Even their offspring will learn this trained behavior. Last night, I was at my Landmark seminar in Charlotte […]

Fall of the Roman Empire

By |October 9th, 2015|

I knew we were headed toward societal demise like the fall of the Roman Empire in 2002 when I watched “Most Extreme Elimination Challenge,” a muddy dubbed Japanese TV competition show. While studying world history in college, I turned to my college room mate and said, “If you look, America could be the next Roman Empire.” […]

Emoji This

By |October 8th, 2015|

My husband rolled his eyes when I downloaded and started using the teen favorite app, Bitmoji. Any time a popular technology service makes a big change, like Facebook testing Emjoi’s as reaction icons, that could be great news hooks to score PR. At the very least, it could be fodder for your own emotional processing.

You have the […]

Undercover Angel

By |September 30th, 2015|

Angel of God: My guardian dear; to whom His love commits me here. Ever this day be at my side to light and guard to rule and guide. Amen

Do you believe in guardian angels? Let’s ponder whether angels exist. First, a little bit about undercover operations: both my personal experience and those in the news […]