Television and radio presenter
Elle Osili-Wood is an award-winning television presenter, specialising in arts and entertainment. As an arts presenter for the BBC, and awards host for BAFTA, Elle is an industry go-to for cultural coverage, and her extensive video games career, hosting for brands including PlayStation, Xbox, and Ubisoft, has seen her named one of the most influential women in gaming, by GamesIndustry.biz.
Having started her career as a political reporter for the BBC, Elle quickly gravitated towards her life long passion for the arts, and has become one of the most recognisable faces, and voices, in the industry. Whether investigating the science of video games for BBC Sounds, hosting BAFTA panels, or presenting Radio 4’s Front Row, Elle brings her trademark enthusiasm and extensive knowledge to every role.
In particular, Elle is known for her incisive work as an interviewer – her experience spans hosting feature interviews with figures like Bernardine Evaristo, Elisabeth Moss, Nile Rodgers, Michael Rosen, and Hideo Kojima, presenting roundtable discussions for shows like Front Row, and red carpet hosting for BAFTA and Channel 4. Elle is also an expert in writing and presenting cultural content for mainstream audiences; whether discussing literature for The Booker Prize, explaining games tech on BBC Newsround, or exploring opera for the Royal Opera House, she is an engaging, accessible guide to arts and culture.