Michelle Orsi

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Written by Bonnie Landau
Monday, 01 June 2009 18:16

Prior to launching Three.Sixty Marketing & Communications, Michelle Orsi served as Vice President of Public Relations at Fox FamilyWorldwide. In this capacity, she was responsible for managing the international publicity efforts of Fox Family Worldwide and its subsidiaries--Saban Entertainment, Fox Family Channel and Fox Kids Networks. Additionally, she worked on the worldwide publicity for Saban Consumer Products.

For six years at Fox Family Worldwide, Michelle played an integral role in building global awareness of the company's channels, diverse catalog of television and feature film programming and renowned kids' brands. Established properties from the library include the Power Rangers franchise, Ninja Turtles, Marvel properties (Spider-Man, X-Men, The Hulk, Silver Surfer), Scholastic's hit Goosebumps series, Casper, Addams Family, Richie Rich franchises and more.  She also managed for the international division unit publicity for television movies, including Casper Meets Wendy (Hilary Duff, George Hamilton, Shelley Duvall), Dead Silent (Rob Lowe) and The Christmas List (Mimi Rogers), to name a few.  Michelle also represented the Company and managed publicity activities at media events and key film and television markets, including MIP-TV, MIPCOM, American Film Market, Licensing Show, L.A. Screenings and NATPE.

Previously, Michelle was Director of Public Relations at LIVE Entertainment and managed corporate communications and theatrical publicity campaigns for releases, including The Substitute (Tom Berenger and Grammy Award-winning recording artist, Marc Anthony); the David Twohy-directed thriller, The Arrival (Charlie Sheen, Richard Schiff, Ron Silver and Teri Polo); and Trees Lounge, written, directed and starring Steve Buscemi (Chloe Sevigny, Debi Mazur and Anthony LaPaglia).  She also oversaw unit publicity for the feature films.  Additionally, Michelle developed and executed home entertainment publicity campaigns for blockbuster features, including Stargate, Terminator, Dirty Dancing, Total Recall and Reservoir Dogs, as well as the company’s Family Home Entertainment catalog.

Michelle has extensive public relations agency experience. She served for three years as a publicist at Jane Ayer Public Relations and worked with clients, including Universal Home Video, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, News Room Café, Wendy Malick, Comptons New Media and Kevin Costner’s TIG Productions (CBS miniseries 500 Nations). At Nancy Seltzer & Associates—an agency specializing in public relations for on-screen talent, directors, writers and production companies—she assisted Ms. Seltzer on publicity projects for high-profile clients, including Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, Brendan Fraser, Annette Bening, Alec Baldwin, Kathy Bates, Placido Domingo, Rob Reiner, Jonathan Demme and Gary Marshall.

Michelle received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.

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