Michael Patrick Shiels was producer for legendary Detroit radio host, J.P. McCarthy, and also worked with Dick Purtan, who, like McCarthy, is in the Radio Hall of Fame. Shiels has been named "Network Radio Personality of the Year" by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters on multiple occasions. He's authored nine books, including collaborations with Donald Trump, Larry King, Arthur Hills, and Ben Wright. His latest book, "Invite Yourself to the Party," tells of his inside radio tales and brushes with celebrity.
In addition, Shiels' travel articles have appeared in publications including The Los Angeles Times, Cigar Aficionado, Travel + Leisure, Bermuda Royal Gazette, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Automotive News, Traverse Magazine, Traverse City Record-Eagle, Booth Newspapers, The Detroit News, Detroit Free Press, Heritage Newspapers, Sports Illustrated, Golf Magazine, and more. He has visited more than 35 countries, been on staff at the PGA Tour, and provided advance work for two Presidential campaigns so far.