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Michelle Ackerley

Michelle joined the BBC as a programme maker in 2005 and has worked across a wealth of shows within Entertainment, Children’s & Current Affairs.

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What would be the ONE meal you could not live without?
Pasta. Any and all types of pasta!
What would be the ONE thing you could not live without?
Hand cream. I have a strange obsession with it. I need my hands to be moisturised at all times.
What would be the ONE thing you would take to a desert island?
A boat!
What ONE surprising fact do you have that our audience should know about you?
My middle name is Ayele. My grandfather was chief of the GA tribe in Ghana.
I'm a curious person who will always ask questions. Music lover and very good at dancing round the house! " - Michelle Ackerley

Michelle is an accomplished live presenter: reporting on location for BBC's Crimewatch Roadshow and Sport Relief as well as covering the red carpet for the children's BAFTAs. She is also a regular reporter for BBC current affairs programme Inside Out Northwest covering stories that affect the local community. She is the presenter of popular BBC Daytime show Council House Crackdown and has been part of the BBC One Watchdog team for two years.