Businesswoman and broadcaster, Michelle, the first woman to win The Apprentice, will anchor a programme five nights a week connecting with communities across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Born and bred in Hull, Ms Dewberry is a strong advocate of addressing the north-south divide and an outspoken champion of non-metropolitan communities. Since leaving school at 16 she has founded several start-ups, advised multiple businesses and worked on numerous projects to support the unemployed back to work.
Ms Dewberry is an author, speaker, coach, non-executive director, and ambassador for Women’s Aid and The Prince’s Trust. She is also a passionate champion for positive mental health.
She has been a television presenter as well as a regular contributor and guest on most broadcast politics and current affairs programmes over the last decade.
Ms Dewberry stood as a candidate in Hull in two general elections, first as an Independent in 2017 and later for the Brexit Party in 2019 when she secured nearly 18% of the vote.