About Michele Weldon


An award-winning journalist for more than 35 years, Michele Weldon is the author of several books and a contributing author to many others. She is also a popular public speaker and mother of three.

Michele Weldon's Work

My Work

View some of Michele's ongoing work as a nonfiction author, multimedia journalist, blogger, essayist and public speaker as well as past work in books, essays, blogs and journalism.

Michele Weldon's writing to save your life workshops

Writing Workshops

Michele also directs interactive writing workshops for writers looking to begin a memoir, write publishable essays or start a nonfiction blog. Workshops are held annually throughout the country.

Michele Weldon's speaking engagements

Speaking Engagements

With close to 200 keynotes delivered to audiences from 100 to more than 1,000, I address new ideas on media, women’s issues, ethics and popular culture as well as customized speeches for your organization.

Michele Weldon with Bob Edwards on YouTube


Watch Michele Weldon read her essay, “A Father is Born From Many Strangers” and be interviewed by NPR’s Bob Edwards at ”This I Believe” event in Chicago, December, 2010.

Michele Weldon's Everywoman News blog

Everywoman News

Stay connected to my latest takes on media as viewed through a gender lens, whether it is about what is reported or what is underreported in a blog that discusses the intersection of media and women’s issues.

Michele Weldon's Wrestling Mom blog

Wrestling Mom

Exploring the unusual world of high school wrestling, Wrestling Mom candidly and honestly looks at the joys and difficulties of raising three athletic sons while striving in a career and recovering from cancer.

Michele Weldon's family


With her recipes, commentary and photos, see a different side of Michele Weldon in this section devoted to the extracurriculars of family, friends, fun and perhaps a little roller skating and cooking.