As editorial director, Michele oversees content for major publications, such as the Office of Admission's student recruiting materials and web stories on the home page of grinnell.edu. She helps ensure consistent messaging in materials for external audiences and assists with some internal communications. She leads the editorial team, which includes the internal communications coordinator, the senior writer, and the editorial fellow.
Michele is also editor of The Grinnell Magazine. In 2015, she and Larissa Degen Stalcup, the magazine's art director, implemented a major redesign of the magazine to help make it more engaging and fun to read. She's been at Grinnell since early 2014.
Contact Michele if you have
- A story idea for the web or the magazine
- An AP style question
- A major, external publication you'd like to develop or update
Fun fact: Michele won 5th place in the Wyoming state spelling bee in 1981.