Ellie Crisell is an English journalist and television presenter. Ellie was born in 1976 in County Durham.
Ellie attended Dame Allan's Girls School, Newcastle upon Tyne, and later achieved an MA in Broadcast Journalism at London's City University from the University of Birmingham.Ellie worked for the Mail on Sunday for a year, and a year on radio. She then worked for the ITV regional station, Tyne Tees Television, as a reporter and newsreader for North East Tonight.
Ellie began her career as a Newsround presenter in February 2003 Notable stories which Ellie was personally involved in reporting included the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake in which she travelled to Indonesia to see in person the effects of the disaster. She also travelled to Athens in Greece to give daily reports on the 200
4 Summer Olympics. Ellie has not presented Newsround since returning from maternity leave, and her profile has been taken off the show's website.
Why is she famous?
Ellie Crisell became famous when she joined CBBC's Newsround in February 2003, where she appeared on national television every weeknight, watched by millions throughout the UK. Ellie is also famous for being on BBC's 8pm news summary, and as a relief presenter on the BBC News Channel. She was formerly the main presenter of children's news bulletin program Newsround on CBBC and Newsround Extra.
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