- Austin, TX
Michelle is available forI'm actively seeking full time work as a producer for radio and podcasts.
Scroll down to hear some of my favorite stories I've produced.
Hi, I'm Michelle! I'm an Austin-based narrative audio producer, theatre artist, and adjunct professor in applied theatre at Texas State University.
My storytelling, editing, and collaborative skills are enhanced by over 25 years performing and teaching theatre, improv comedy, and music.
I've produced audio stories for NPR affiliate KUT Austin, PRX Remix, Texas State University, and Fusebox Festival. My audio stories have aired on the podcasts 51%, Neighbors, and Make Every Media.
I'm a graduate of StoryCenter's Online Certificate in Digital Storytelling program and hold an MFA in Drama & Theatre for Youth & Communities from UT Austin.
This short piece profiles Stephen Robinson, an Austin hospital chaplain, who encourages workers in healing professions to express their feelings and set up support systems in order to stay grounded during COVID.
"What's a physical object that will always remind you of that week?" Austinite and artist Casey Janowski details how she and her neighbors came together and helped each other recover during and after the devastating statewide Texas winter storm and power outage of 2021.
San Antonio special education teacher Ignacio Valdez shares how he’s using restorative practice (and Tejano punk music!) to reconnect with troubled students on the margins.
An audio profile of the Love Notes Chorus, the first choir in Austin for people with Alzheimer's and their caregivers. Produced for KUT Austin.
A piece about a colorful and beloved 70-year-old Austinite with a surprising love story. Produced for KUT Austin’s “Hi, Who Are You?” series, where listeners can nominate people they'd like to meet.
Jo DePrang knows that embracing his new identity is what's right for him, but worries about how it will affect his two young children. Originally produced for the Transom Traveling Workshop in 2019, it also aired on WAMC’s podcast 51% and on PRX Remix.
A short documentary piece about grieving the losses and disappointments we all experienced in 2020. Originally produced as part of a mentorship with producer Jakob Lewis. It aired on the podcast Neighbors.
- Story Editing
- Show Development
- Field Recording
- Field Producing