Ruth McElroy

  • Professor of Creative Industries
  • Faculty of Creative Industries
Ruth McElroy

About Me

Ruth McElroy is Professor of Creative Industries and Faculty Head of Research. She is co-director with Professor Lisa Lewis of the Centre for the Study of Media and Culture in Small Nations . In public life, Ruth McElroy is Chair of Ffilm Cymru Wales She is a member of Ofcom’s Advisory Committee Wales. She helps inform media policy through her membership of the Institute of Welsh Affair’s Media Policy Group.

Ruth's main research interests are in film and TV studies, media policy and cultural identity with a particular interest in minority-language media.

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Publications And Past Projects

  • Clwstwr: 2018-2023 AHRC/Welsh Government funded R&D programme for screen and news innovation
  • ‘Screen Agencies as Cultural Intermediaries: Negotiating and Shaping Cultural Policy for the Film and TV Industries AHRC Project (2018-2021)