Michele Corriston

Michele Corriston
Education: Northwestern University,
  • Michele Corriston has 10 years of experience in digital media, with a focus on entertainment and pop culture news.
  • She joined PEOPLE in 2014 and currently serves as the Director of Platforms Strategy. Michele was previously the Senior News Editor of the TV vertical at PEOPLE.com.
  • Michele previously worked at SiriusXM.


Michele Corriston began as an intern at PEOPLE in 2014, working her way to Associate Editor before pivoting to social media and video production at SiriusXM in 2016. She returned to PEOPLE in 2017 to run the TV vertical of PEOPLE.com. She has served as Director of Platforms Strategy since 2020, leading PEOPLE's presence on TikTok, Snapchat and other emerging digital platforms geared toward Gen Z.


Michele graduated with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism in Evanston, Illinois.


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