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Who's Who of Palm Beach | Spotlight on Local TV News Star & Socialite Michele Wright

Michele Wright is an Emmy nominated news anchor, reporter and multimedia journalist. She's a Florida native and veteran news personality of over 20 years. Currently she is the Founder/CEO of What’s Trending Palm Beach Dot Com, a luxury, lifestyle & events digital magazine/publication she launched to highlight trending news in South Florida.

Michele is a respected and admired lifetime philanthropist, humanitarian, mentor and community leader championing worthy causes and charitable organizations. During her over two decades as a journalist she has been a trailblazer as the "New Face of Television & Media". Michele has been the creative force and leader in newsrooms across Florida in broadcasting and producing stories specifically spotlighting "good news", underserved and special needs communities while also creating a platform to highlight "good news" in the community. An ambassador and champion for goodwill and everyday kindness, she's frequently printed and internationally published in multiple popular media outlets as a thought leader and expert. Michele is credited with creating a more positive form of storytelling and interactive communication through speaking, writing and value based calls to action. She's thought to have popularized and revolutionized the shift of saturated negative news into one that now provides a balance in coverage offering a unique mix of visual storytelling, fun creative content, digital diversity with a focus and spotlight on good local news. She's been globally recognized for her ability to positively impact and connect with audiences via writing, multi-media, social platforms and in-person by virtue of purpose, passion, inspiration, authenticity and reach. A lifelong learner and thought leader, her extensive communications background has given her the great opportunity to interview prominent politicians, celebrities, athletes, local leaders, key professionals and extraordinary Florida citizens and visitors. As a highly regarded media consultant with a sought after personal brand, she is valued for her unique and engaging approach to content creation, news, entertainment, public relations, branding, tourism, wellness, mental health, beauty, fashion, food, travel, marketing, advertising and knowledge as a social media influencer. She's a former NFL Cheerleader (Jacksonville Jaguars ROAR).

A few of Wright's accomplishments include being chosen as a distinguished member of ForbesBLK, one of the Top 10 Mover & Shakers in Orlando, listed as one of the Top 25 Most Beautiful People in Central Florida, named a "Palmbassador" (aka Palm Beach Brand Ambassador) by Discover the Palm Beaches, selected as a Top Leading Lady in Palm Beach County by the American Heart Association, recognized and awarded by Women’s Chamber of Commerce Palm Beach in Business and named as one of the “Top Prominent Women in Palm Beach County” in leadership, philanthropy, dynamic professional achievements and mission to empower women.

A dedicated journalist, she has interviewed hundreds of local & community leaders, politicians, business owners, charities, celebrities, etc. to shine a positive spotlight on the Florida community on top network affiliates CBS, ABC, FOX & CW.

A well-respected media professional and publicist, Michele's brand and story went viral regarding NFL Cheerleaders, inequality and the "Take A Knee" movement. Recognized for her expertise domestically and internationally in multiple publications below. VIEW HERE

  • Elle Magazine

  • Cosmopolitan

  • Dailymail US

  • Daily Mail Fenmail

  • Hello Giggles

  • Yahoo Lifestyle

  • MSN Lifestyle

  • Seventeen

One of Michele's Favorite Life Motto's: "Empowered women Empower women."

Favorite Inspirational Life Quotes, Verses, words she lives by:

  • "Delight yourself in the Lord, and He will give you the desires of your heart." Psalms 37:4

  • "Why fit in, when you were born to stand out?"- Dr. Seuss

  • "In a world where you can be anything, be kind." - Unknown

  • "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."- Maya Angelou

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