Michelle Marie is a seasoned TV Host, Correspondent, Journalist and Producer who works for some of the most prestigious media outlets in the world. From breaking entertainment news in-studio to hosting live red carpet shows to conducting in-depth interviews with top tier talent – Michelle does it all. With thousands of interviews under her belt, she has quickly emerged as a well-known on-air talent covering entertainment, music and sports. Michelle’s versatility, natural charisma, and warm personality captivates a wide audience. She has developed a strong following and her work continues to receive millions of views.
You can currently watch Michelle Marie interview athletes and celebrities as the host of “ESPN’s “Guinness Suite” – where pop culture meets sports. The all-new branded series airs weekly on ESPN’s SportsCenter and ESPN.com. Most recently, Michelle co-hosted the 2014 ESPYs Countdown Show Live From the Red Carpet on ESPN alongside Nick “Swaggy P” Young of the LA Lakers. Michelle is also the anchor of “AP Live” - The Associated Press’ Global Live Red Carpet Show, where she has prime position on the carpet at major award shows including The Oscars and Grammys. In May 2013, Michelle was tapped as the official host for The Billboard Music Awards Blue Carpet Live Stream. Directly following the blue carpet, she joined Billboard’s editorial director Bill Werde to co-host The Billboard Music Awards Backstage Live Stream. Throughout the three-hour ABC broadcast, Michelle and Bill discussed all things music, interviewed performers and nominees as they stepped off stage, and engaged millions of fans through real-time social media interaction.
Since 2011, Michelle has been a regular host for “E! News Now” where she delivers breaking entertainment news online. She is also a host and correspondent for top outlets and brands including: AP, ESPN, Billboard, Yahoo! Sports, VEVO, Spinmedia and Xbox. She was ABC’s official digital host for the iconic show, “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest,” where she rang in 2011 with performers like Drake, Avril Lavigne, and Neyo. A few months prior, Michelle co-hosted the American Music Awards Live Red Carpet Pre-Show for Dick Clark Productions and served as the official backstage correspondent at the AMA’s, representing VEVO as a music expert.
Since 2007, Michelle has interviewed countless celebrities including: George Clooney, Nicole Kidman, Ben Affleck, Justin Bieber, Jessica Alba, Taylor Swift, Quincy Jones, Heidi Klum, Miley Cyrus, Rihanna and more. She has traveled all over the country for various outlets, covering major events such as The Oscars, Grammys, ESPYs, Golden Globes, Emmys, People’s Choice, Critic’s Choice, CMAs, Sundance, Super Bowl and X-Games. Michelle’s correspondent work has been featured on several TV shows such as: “Entertainment Tonight,” “The Daily 10,” “Chelsea Lately,” and FOX’s “Good Day LA.”
Michelle has also interviewed a long list of athletes including: LeBron James, Tim Tebow, Aaron Rogers, Michael Phelps, Josh Hamilton, Serena Williams, Shaun White, and more. She made headlines as a correspondent for Yahoo! Sports, where she secured an exclusive interview with Carmelo Anthony moments before his trade to the NY Knicks. Michelle also covered MLB Spring Training Camp in 2012 for Franklin Sports, where she hosted and produced interviews with the top players in the majors. In 2011, LeBron James’ production company hired Michelle as their official red carpet host and live emcee for the premiere of his animated series, “The LeBrons.” Michelle was Nike’s live host for their “Los Fearless Tournament” and “Fight Night at the Montalban.” Michelle is also a correspondent for Xbox and VIBE, where she covers sports lifestyle and celebrity-driven events.
Highly skilled behind the scenes, Michelle has produced and talent produced hundreds of interviews, resulting in millions of impressions. Over the years she’s gained notoriety as a force both on and off the camera with talent publicists and pr/marketing teams in entertainment and sports, executing shoots from start to finish. With her strong background in PR and marketing, she also creates and produces branded content for major advertisers under her production company, Michelle Marie Productions.
For 3 1⁄2 years, Michelle was a Host and Producer for Young Hollywood, where she became an instrumental part of the brands growth. Wearing multiple hats at the company, Michelle performed various duties such as booking talent interviews, writing, producing, creating and developing show concepts, marketing segments, overseeing editors through final stages of post-production, in addition to being their on-air talent. Her interviews were regularly featured on TV Guide Online, Y! Sports, People.com, and Yahoo! OMG. As the talent producer at Young Hollywood, Michelle always had an eye on rising talent. As a result, she became the first on-camera host to interview Lady Gaga and Cory Monteith (Glee) before they broke out, and had a major hand in producing some of their first segments to air.
Through the years, Michelle has developed a personal rapport with talent. Her genuine interest and authenticity always shines through in her interviews, allowing them to easily drop their guard and share their stories with her. Prior to Young Hollywood, Michelle was the host of “Street Tuner Challenge” on FOX’s SPEED Channel. She also traveled across the nation as a live host and spokesperson, representing major corporations in the automotive, electronics, gaming and music industries.
Michelle holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and is a Southern California native. Growing up, she trained in piano and violin, and developed a strong affinity for music and entertainment. For 15 years, Michelle excelled in dance, with an emphasis in Jazz, Hip-Hop, and Ballet. A former professional dancer, her passion has always been performing and being in the spotlight.
With Spanish, Filipino, Italian and Hawaiian roots, Michelle’s unique and exotic look has always turned heads, and sparked curiosity. Along with her diverse appeal, Michelle’s ambition and strong work ethic sets her apart from the rest.
Michelle Marie currently resides in Los Angeles.