19 July 1976
Chester-le-Street, County Durham, England
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Ellie Crisell (born 19 July 1976) is an English journalist and television presenter working for the BBC. Crisell currently presents the BBC One 8pm news summary, and is a relief presenter on the BBC News Channel. She was formerly the main presenter of children's news bulletin programme Newsround on CBBC and Newsround Extra.
She is the daughter of Professor Andrew Crisell, a media academic at the University of Sunderland and author of Understanding Radio. Ellie attended Dame Allan's Girls School, Newcastle upon Tyne, before going on to the University of Birmingham, then achieving an MA in Broadcast Journalism at London's City University.
Crisell worked for The Mail on Sunday for a year, and then for a year in radio. She then worked for the ITV regional station, Tyne Tees Television, as a reporter and newsreader for North East Tonight.
|Main Presenter of Newsround
2003 – 2008
|Main Presenter of BBC News 8pm Summary
2008 – present
|Deputy Presenter of BBC News 8pm Summary
2007 – 2008