Michaela Strachan is one of television’s best-loved wildlife presenters.
BAFTA award-winning Michaela has been presenting since 1986 on a variety of programmes from The Wide Awake Club to The Hitman And Her, The Really Wild Show to Michaela’s Wild Challenge, Elephant Diaries to Countryfile to Springwatch and many many more.
Initially presenting children’s programmes, since 1990 Michaela has become more familiar to audiences for presenting wildlife programmes.
Michaela travels all over the world filming animals and conservation projects.
Michaela Strachan has presented many TV shows for the BBC including:
- Michaela’s Wild Challenge
- The Great Penguin Race
- Orangutan Diaries
- Elephant Diaries
- The Really Wild Show
- Michaela’s Zoo Babies
- Michaela’s Animal Roadtrip
- Animal Rescue Squad
She has also worked for Discovery’s Animal Planet presenting Postcards from the Wild and Adopt a Wild Animal as well as many others.
Due to her extensive experience of wildlife conservation all around the world and her gift for communication makes Michaela a popular choice for personal appearances, award ceremonies and presentations.
Her natural effervescence and engaging humour endear her to corporate and educational audiences alike.
Michaela lives in South Africa and regularly returns to the UK for speeches, media and filming assignments.
Michaela Strachan Guest Speaker
As a popular guest speaker, Michaela’s talks include:
- Springwatch/ Career Talk – Michaela will be speaking about ‘Springwatch Filming’ with funny anecdotes and highlights of behind the scenes.
- Michaela Strachan’s Really Wild Adventures Show – Michaela’s one-woman show adapted from her children’s book, Michaela Really Wild Adventures a wild journey of snakes, sharks, elephants and whales. This is a fun whistle-stop interactive show full of rhyme, music, humour and lots of fascinating wildlife facts.
Michaela Strachan is an ambassador for Breast Cancer Now and supports many Wildlife Charities including The Animal Asia Foundation, The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, The Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation, Secret World, SANCCOB, Home from Home, World Vision and TEARS, the animal shelter in Cape Town that her lovely dog Rio was adopted from.
Michaela is a popular choice to host wildlife festivals and to open natural history, environmental and ecological events and present award ceremonies.