Melissa Porter is one of televisions most sought after travel and lifestyle presenters. No matter what the programme theme, the emphasis is on her relationships with people. She has an intrinsic love of helping people achieve their dreams. I Own Britain’s Best Homes for Channel 5 was a ratings winner. She also presented Britain’s Dream Homes for BBC2. Other shows include Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is, To Buy or Not To Buy and Countryfile: Summer Diaries for BBC1, Escape to the Country and Get a New Life for BBC2, and Fly to Buy for UKTV.
Her knowledge is based on solid business foundations as away from her television projects, Melissa is a successful business woman. Melissa owns a property renovation company Porter & Smurfit with Charlie Smurfit, the diligent duo provide a complete bespoke design and renovation service to discerning clients.
Never one to turn down a challenge, she has branched out into writing for many publications including Mail on Sunday, Moneywise, Homes Overseas, City AM and Sky Magazine.
Melissa’s warmth and experience make her a popular choice for corporate work, past experience includes B&Q Recognition Awards, Daily Mail Property Awards and exhibitions such as BBC Good Homes, Invest in Property and Viva Espana.