An accomplished and multi-faceted broadcaster, Michelle is a hugely exciting presenter making waves within the world of broadcast.


Having completed a degree in Psychology, Michelle joined the BBC as a programme maker in 2005 going on to present Totally Rubbish for CBBC as well as making guest appearances on popular children’s series including All Over the Place, I Want My Own Room, Deadly Art, The Dog Ate My Homework, Blue Peter and Art Ninja.


After a number of years honing her skills at CBBC, it wasn’t long before other channels started to notice her natural onscreen presence and broadcasting ability and she was offered the opportunity to join the main presenting line up on BBC1’s iconic consumer affairs series Watchdog. With a wealth of impressive and diverse credits to her name, Michelle has since gone on to present the BBC daytime spin off Watchdog Test House, BBC1’s Council House Crackdown and BBC1’s Crimewatch Roadshow, which sees her broadcasting live and appealing directly to the public for help with unsolved criminal cases.


Michelle also regularly hosts The One Show alongside Matt Baker interviewing some of the biggest names in showbiz including Samuel L Jackson, Tom Hiddleston, Danny Boyle and Naomie Harris and when not on presenting duties, fronts VT films for the show covering a wide variety of issues and subjects.


Michelle has presented a wealth of shows across multiple genres including Entertainment, Children’s, Factual & Current Affairs, other notable credits and guest appearances include;


Children’s BAFTA’s (Red carpet presenter)

Panorama (presenter)

Celebrity Mastermind

London 2012 Olympic Torch Roadshow (live OB presenter)

BBC Sport Relief (live OB presenter)

Partners In Rhyme

Impossible Celebrities

The Apprentice: You’re Fired

Celebrity Masterchef

Let’s Sing and Dance for Comic Relief

Celebrity Antiques Roadtrip

BBC D-Day 75 - A Tribute to Heroes


It’s been an exciting couple of years for Michelle and her work across TV continues to gain pace as she’s gone on to present UKTV’s luxurious property series Fantasy Homes By The Sea, C5’s World’s Strongest Man, BBC's Fake Britain alongside Dom Littlewood and the hugely popular BBC Daytime series NHS Fraud Squad. Michelle has recently finished filming a brand new series for C5, The Wonderful World of Crafting, which sees passionate crafters up and down the country given the opportunity to transform their hobby into a business, and transmits throughout October 2019.


When not busy filming, Michelle also works as a diversity youth mentor working closely with teens that have recently left the care system. She has a sharp eye for fashion, loves being outdoors and is even partial to a spot of design and upcycling!


Follow Michelle here –

Twitter @MichAckerley

Instagram @michelle_ackerley

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