Olivia Michael

Olivia Michael

NewsChannel 5


Award-winning journalist Olivia Michael joined the NewsChannel 5 team in November of 2020. She is excited to call Music City home after spending time in the Sunshine State reporting and anchoring for the duopoly WJHG/WECP in Panama City Beach.

During her time in Florida Olivia covered stories like the devastating aftermath of Category 5 Hurricane Michael, the FBI’s corruption probe of local government officials, the 2020 panhandle wildfires, and several of President Donald Trump’s 2020 MAGA campaign rallies… eventually earning her two first place awards for the 2019 Florida News Awards. One of her COVID-19 testing stories was also featured on MSNBC.

Before moving to Florida, Olivia worked for CNBC’s flagship show "Squawk Box" as a News Associate. Born and raised in New Jersey, Olivia graduated from The College of New Jersey where she spent time interning at the TODAY show, MSNBC, CNN, and CNBC. She is also a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

When not working Olivia enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and playing tourist here in her new city.

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