Michael founded Leaping Wing after 18 years working for the BBC. After learning his trade in London he came to Wales to work as a producer in music and factual documentaries. In 2013 he took up the post of Innovation Lead at BBC Wales, responsible for testing and introducing the latest technology on behalf of production teams. It was there that he founded BBC Wales's in-house aerials team. As a remote pilot Michael has filmed for BBC News, BBC Breakfast, Coast, the ONE Show, Countryfile and numerous documentaries. He also remains active as a producer for BBC Radio 4 and Radio 3.