About

about michelle nadon, career coach

About M. Michelle Nadon – Recruiting Specialist & Career Strategist

Michelle Nadon is known for her comprehensive knowledge of Canadian media mandates and stakeholders. Since 2004, Michelle has been the leading provider of strategic recruitment and cutting-edge career resources for professionals in the Canadian media and entertainment sectors: www.mediaintelligence.ca (mI).

As technology and trends have shifted with mercurial speed, Michelle has firmly established mI as the trusted nexus linking creative companies with top professionals. mI is renowned for continuously evolving its coaching products to meet and surpass industry standards. Now in its 15th year, mI has undertaken senior level recruiting assignments, HR consulting and outplacement with all the major Canadian networks, numerous independent television production houses and cultural organizations www.mediaintelligence.ca/recruitment/clients/, and has delivered proprietary career management instruction to several Canadian colleges, universities and media training organizations.

“I invited Michelle to speak to my Centennial College students about interviewing techniques. In December, I asked each student to recall something pivotal they learned in the course. A full third mentioned her session as being one of the most valuable moments in my class, calling it “informative and impactful”. She gave a very dynamic presentation that the students thoroughly enjoyed, full of practical advice but also enthusiastic encouragement.”

Prior to founding mI, Michelle’s portfolio included managing policy and regulatory compliance with Bellmedia, and serving as General/Operations Manager in two post-production houses.  For five years, she worked in production with TVOntario’s English & French public broadcasting networks, and, earlier in her career, worked with industry leader Nelvana, on award-winning 2D and 3D animated series.

Fluently bilingual, she holds certificates in Advanced Blogging, Social Media Marketing, The Alliance Atlantis Banff Television Executive Program and Queen’s University Executive Marketing Program. In 2015, she received an Honours Diploma for Veterinary Assisting. Michelle lives north of Toronto with her beautiful German Shepherd Stella, and spends all of her spare time, goodwill and company profits on animal advocacy through C4P Animal Rescue.