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 30+ 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. Check out the clients she's currently pitching at SearchPressKits.com.

#21DayPRActionGuide Challenge, August 2020

By |2020-08-11T14:42:51-04:00August 11th, 2020|

We’ve completed back to back challenges this pandemic. Just in time for back-to-school seasonal news, we’re starting another #21DayPRActionGuide challenge. Are you up for it? I am! This Friday, we’ll be meeting at 1 pm eastern to discuss writing your PR materials. We’ll address 💡 What’s the best pandemic pitch? Hint: It’s the same as [...]

Where Am I?

By |2020-07-22T14:38:02-04:00July 22nd, 2020|

Have you Googled yourself lately? You might be surprised at how many people share your brand and name. We're in the middle of my #21DayPRActionGuide July challenge. (Read about it here.) My friend Linda Coad did and she said on July 10th's call, "Michelle, I've had my CPA practice for over 20 years so my name search [...]

It’s Your Call

By |2020-07-09T13:34:52-04:00July 9th, 2020|

I'm calling all lazy people!! According to Time Magazine, that's you and me. "Humans are inherently lazy, which may be a trait left over from our ancestors' days of conserving energy for the next hunt," reports Time Magazine. That's fine. I have a secret weapon against lazy: community. When your community is calling and you [...]


By |2020-07-07T14:41:20-04:00July 7th, 2020|

What makes the best first impression today? Many people would say it's your clothing, hair, makeup or posture. Really? Let's think about it during the pandemic and in this social media-dominated marketplace. Don't you also look up people online and see what their Twitter, Facebook, website bios say? This might not be the first [...]

#21DayPRActionGuide Coaching Call Summary

By |2020-06-10T14:41:13-04:00June 10th, 2020|

In this video, Michelle Tennant Nicholson addresses the chatbox questions from last Friday's #21DayPRActionGuide coaching call. She summarizes: What’s the difference between owned, earned, and paid media? 💡 How and where do I find contact information for the press that would be interested in my message? 💡 Do I call or email the media? 💡 [...]