Michelle is the principal of Michelle Schurman Consulting Inc., a public relations consultancy in Calgary, where she lives with her husband and three daughters. She is also a freelance writer, on-air host and passionate advocate for Ovarian Cancer Canada.
Before starting her own business, Michelle was an award-winning journalist with Global TV Calgary and national on-air host with Canada’s Weather Network. Previous jobs had her reporting on municipal politics for MITV in Halifax, hurricanes, storms and environmental issues as the Weather Network’s Maritime Bureau Chief and medical news and breakthroughs for Global TV Calgary’s daily Healthbeat segment. Her career has taken her from small-town Nova Scotia, west across Canada and even down into the deep south, making her home in The Woodlands, Texas for a few years.
Her work has appeared in IMPACT Magazine, Calgary’s Child Magazine, I AM Magazine and online at YummyMummyClub.ca, the Woodlands Monocle, SwimSwam and the popular U.S. parenting website Grown and Flown. You can check out her portfolio here.
When not working with clients, Michelle is writing her own personal blog Party of Five, which is a helpful resource for modern moms of teens and tweens. Her blog is PR friendly, open for collaborations and product reviews.