Ellie was born in Gloucester, Gloucestershire on 17 November 1977 and grew up in rural Gloucestershire, "living off the land". At various times she worked in Zimbabwe, camped by and canoed on Lake Kariba and visited both Canada and Zimbabwe to observe wildlife before going to university. She has a BA from King's College, London, where she studied Geography and Ecology, graduating in 2000.
She has worked for the BBC on shows such as The One Show, Michaela's Wild Challenge, Wild About Your Garden, and Country Tracks, and for the Discovery Channel on Daily Planet. Harrison is currently a reporter on the BBC's Countryfile.
Little is known about Ellie's personal life, except that she's married and has two small children, born in 2009 and 2011.
- ↑ "Biography". Personal Website. http://www.ellie-harrison.com/biog.html. Retrieved 2009-01-25.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Ellie Harrison at the Internet Movie Database
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 "Presenters". Wild about your Garden. BBC. http://www.bbc.co.uk/wildaboutyourgarden/presenters/.
- ↑ http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00tn9ht