Michelle Ackerley

Television presenter

Michelle Ackerley is one of the country’s most exciting and versatile presenters.

After completing a degree in psychology, Michelle joined the BBC as a programme maker but her talents were soon spotted when she was asked to present Totally Rubbish for CBBC. She honed her skills for a number of years in children’s television before joining the team on BBC1’s iconic series, Watchdog.

Since then she has gone on to present several popular shows for the BBC including; Panorama, Watchdog Test House, Council House Crackdown, Crimewatch Roadshow, Fake Britain and Fraud Squad. She also fronted HealthCheck UK Live for BBC1 during the Covid-19 pandemic and is a regular presenter for The One Show.

Other credits include; Fantasy Homes By The Sea (UKTV), World’s Strongest Man (Channel 5) and The Wonderful World of Crafting (Channel 5). Michelle has also presented ITV’s Loose Women, anchoring the show during the summer of 2020. She is currently filming projects for both BBC and Channel 4.

Michelle is an ambassador for Macmillan Cancer Support and Smart Works charities.