About Michelle

Michelle San Miguel is a bilingual reporter who’s lived across the country covering issues ranging from the North Dakota oil boom to Colorado’s budding marijuana industry. She’s currently working as a multimedia journalist at WJAR in Rhode Island. During her time in the Ocean State, she anchored a 30-minute newscast in Spanish, providing Hispanic viewers critical information ahead of the 2016 presidential election.

She came to Rhode Island after spending three years working at KRDO in southern Colorado, where she was a multimedia journalist and Telemundo anchor. While there, she covered hundreds of stories, including a deadly mass shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic, an historic recall election, as well as devastating wildfires and floods across the state.

Before moving to Colorado, Michelle spent two years in Bismarck, North Dakota, working as a reporter and weekend anchor. While there, she produced and anchored a documentary on the oil boom in western North Dakota. She also hosted a live, one-hour show that raised money for children with cerebral palsy. Michelle was recognized by the North Dakota Broadcasters Association for best in-depth reporting on a television story for a report she did on the Missouri River flood in 2011.

For Michelle, the most rewarding stories are the ones where she holds elected officials accountable for their decisions and gets answers for those affected.

A graduate of Syracuse University, Michelle double majored in broadcast journalism and international relations.

Michelle is from Miami and loves spending time with her family and friends. She’s fluent in Spanish and embraces her Cuban-American roots. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, running and reading.