Meet Michelle Meow


By Aurora Sanchez

Michelle Meow, host of Swirl Radio and Swirl TV, is a leading voice in the San Francisco Bay Area for the LGBTQ community. She attended San Francisco State University and received a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism and shortly after, started her career in radio. Michelle's show can be heard as a podcast, broadcast, or webcast, thus the website Over the past 8 years, her success in radio has afforded Michelle the opportunity to expand her message of inclusion through her television show, Swirl TV on KOFY TV ch 13/20. Michelle has also been a co-host of the San Francisco Pride Parade since 2006, which is Emmy nominated and Webby Award winning.

Michelle is a true journalist with an inquisitive passion and disarming sense of humor. This combination is illustrated in her entertaining yet knowledgeable approach to her show. Throughout her radio and television career, Michelle has interviewed several notable political figures, community activist and media personalities; Margaret Cho, Sarah Palin, Gavin Newsom, Janice Dickinson, Chaz Bono, Sarah Silverman, Kate Kendell, and Wanda Sykes to name a few. Her open and approachable personality make a discussion with her like having a conversation with an old friend. Michelle’s professionalism and diligent proclivity make her truly a force to be reckoned with.