McDonald focused on acting, landing a job in the series, System Crash, in 1999. McDonald found a niche as a voice-over actress, after she was cast in 2001 to participate in a cartoon series named Ripping Friends. She has done a total of 39 voice-over jobs.
^McDonald, Miriam (30 May 2005). "Miriam McDonald Exclusive Interview". Now the whole Degrassi empire if I can call it that, has been around for 25 years, but because I was born in ’87, I missed a lot of those years
^ ab"Degrassi where are they now". EOnline.Com. Archived from the original on 21 January 2014. Nelson was the reboot's female lead as she was the child of the original series' fan favorite, Spike