Ruth McElroy

Professor Ruth McElroy, University of South Wales

Ruth McElroy is Professor of Creative Industries and Head of Research at the University of South Wales where she is also co-director of the Centre for Media and Culture in Small Nations. She has taught generations of media and screen studies students over a 20-year career through the medium of both English and Welsh. Her research interests lie in screen industries, minority-language media, and media policy.  She is a member of Ofcom’s Advisory Committee Wales and is a former chair of the Institute of Welsh Affairs’ Media Policy Group. Ruth’s passion for screen content and a sustainable Welsh industry underpins her role as Chair of Ffilm Cymru.