Michelle Burdo is an award winning journalist, entrepreneur, and speaker. She currently anchors the morning newscasts at CBS Atlanta from 4:30am-7am. For the last ten years, she has interviewed top newsmakers and pop culture icons, however she gets the most enjoyment by sharing stories from her local community.
Michelle dropped a lucrative career in financial services to pursue her dream of becoming a broadcast journalist. She left her family and friends behind in New Jersey, stuffed her Honda Civic to capacity, and drove to Florida, where she attended the University of Miami to receive her Master’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism. Michelle has navigated the majority of her career around the Sunshine State and is now pleased to call Atlanta home.
In addition to bringing Atlantans their news every morning, Michelle is an avid entrepreneur and motivational speaker. She formed Michelle Burdo Incorporated in 2012, which offers media training services to business owners and public relations firms across the nation. She created her own curriculum to teach entrepreneurs how to leverage their business story to get free media exposure.
Michelle has also been commissioned as a motivational speaker at universities, networking groups, and business seminars.