Meet Michelle

Michelle Messenger Garrett – Public Relations Consultant and Writer

You’ll find Michelle Messenger Garrett at the intersection of PR, content marketing and social media.

As a public relations consultant, content creator, blogger, speaker and award-winning writer, Michelle’s articles and advice have been featured in Entrepreneur, Muck Rack, Ragan’s PR Daily, Meltwater, Attorney At Work, Spin Sucks, FairyGodBoss, ThomasNet, Forbes, Prowly, CIO, Freelancers Union, SheKnows, CommProBiz and others.

Michelle was named a Top Digital PR Leader in 2020 and her blog was on the list of Top 25 Must-Read Public Relations Blogs. She was also selected as one of the Top 13 Content Marketing Influencers to Follow. She is the founder and host of #FreelanceChat, a weekly Twitter chat for freelancers and self-employed consultants.

Michelle specializes in crafting content, strategy and programs for B2B companies who want to get noticed. She launched her business in Silicon Valley and is now back to her roots in central Ohio. Her business is EDGE and WBE (Women Business Enterprise) certified in the state of Ohio.

Michelle graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Political Science from The Ohio State University. She frequently speaks on public relations, writing, freelancing and related topics to professional organizations and small business groups.

On the personal side, she is a mom to two teenagers and several cats. She enjoys all things entertainment-related and volunteers in her community and her children’s schools.


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