Michelle Franzen is a national correspondent for NBC News. She has reported on a wide range of issues and events for various television stations, as well as MSNBC, The Today Show, and NBC Nightly News. Franzen has a journalism degree from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California.
Franzen started her career at Santa Barbara's KEYT station and worked as a producer, anchor, and reporter. In 1995, she joined KFTY in Santa Rosa, California as a general assignment reporter.  In 1996, Franzen began working as a fill-in weekend anchor and general assignment reporter for KTXL in Sacramento, California. After leaving KTXL, Franzen became a reporter for KRON in San Francisco. 
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