MICHELLE TESSARO - NEWS DIRECTOR
PHONE: 785-632-5661 EXT. 238
Michelle Tessaro started in radio in 1980 as an Announcer on a Midnight shift at WMIQ in Iron Mountain , Michigan. It wasn't long before she grew in her natural abilities in the Broadcast Arts. She moved on from there to work as a Copy Writer at WMAM-WLST in Marinette, Wisconsin, where she met her husband Paul. After marriage and babies, she went to part time announcing at WAGN, Menomninee, Michigan.
After a move South with her husband Paul and family, she anchored mid-day news on the Information Radio Network, now known as IRN/USA Radio Network. Following that, she worked a few years as an Instructor at Columbia School of Broadcasting before it closed. She has also done freelance voiceover work.
Michelle is married to Rev. Paul Tessaro of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Clay Center. Together they have 3 children, and 3 Grandchildren.
Michelle started at KCLY/KFRM in October of 2006. Since her arrival here she has won several awards from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters.
A hobby in Photography fills Michelle's time when she is not at work, you can see some of her favorite photos at www.michelleslens.com