In the Media

Michelle’s work and expertise in the field of genetic genealogy have been highlighted in print and television.

  • 13 Jul 2019 – Michelle and a team of CeCe Moore’s DNA Detectives assisted Riverside Police Department in identifying a man who was found unresponsive in the Santa Ana river bottom. More…
  • 13 May 2019 – The Journal-News of Butler County Ohio covered the story of Cheryl Johnson who had an unknown father. Michelle found the father but cautioned Cheryl that her newfound father also had an unknown father. Cheryl searched for her grandfather only to find that he was also the grandfather of her best friend. More…
  • 6 May 2019 – NBC San Diego’s coverage of the use of genetic genealogy in solving violent crimes such as the ones committed by Christopher VanBuskirk. Watch…
  • 15 Apr 2019 – Michelle successfully identified a Bloomberg BusinessWeek reporter via DNA alone in under 4 hours. More…
  • 2 Jun 2019 – Working with CeCe Moore, Michelle and two other DNA Detectives identified Paul Fronczak. Paul was abandoned in front of a department store in 1965. His book, The Foundling, details his search for his biological parents.