An executive assistant from Wichita, Kansas...

Michelle Clum

Hi, I'm Michelle, and you're watching me on

What is your all time favorite category?
My favorite category is anything having to do with history.

How did you prepare for being a contestant?
I prepared for today's tournament by watching old episodes of Jeopardy! on Game Show Network, and taking notes.

Have you been recognized since being on Jeopardy!?
No, not at all: I'm a low-profile person--I would hate it if anyone would recognize me.

GOOD LUCK, Michelle!

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 player: $5,000.
2001 Tournament of Champions quarterfinalist: $2,500.
Season 17 5-time champion: $50,200 + a Corvette.

Last name pronounced to rhyme with "plum".

Even though Michelle was introduced as being "from" Wichita, Kansas (and not "originally from"), the 2001 Tournament of Champions web site listed Michelle's residence as San Francisco, California.

Michelle appeared in the following archived game:
#3943, aired 2001-10-24 Michael Arnone vs. Michelle Clum vs. Ryan Moore 2001 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 3. (Sarah: I'm Sarah,...
Michelle previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Michelle Clum in the following 5 archived games:
#3687, aired 2000-09-19 Michelle Clum vs. Sue Wright vs. George Keller Michelle Clum game 5. Missing challengers' occupations.
#3686, aired 2000-09-18 Michelle Clum vs. Tom Sims vs. Peter Dunne Michelle Clum game 4.
#3685, aired 2000-09-15 Michelle Clum vs. Eric Trageser vs. Laura Ewing-Moore Michelle Clum game 3.
#3684, aired 2000-09-14 Michelle Clum vs. Karen Sommers vs. Brian Adams Michelle Clum game 2.
#3683, aired 2000-09-13 Lisa Manley vs. Michelle Clum vs. Lee Ritchey Michelle Clum game 1.
Michelle would later appear on Jeopardy! as Michelle Clum in the following archived game:
#4721, aired 2005-02-28 Jim Scott vs. Jerome Vered vs. Michelle Clum 2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 14.

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