Description of impactI was invited by Prof. Ruth McElroy, to respond, on behalf of the university to the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee about radio in Wales. As a consequence of submitting that report, I was invited to speak at the Senedd, appearing live on Senedd TV for the USW: A summary of the investigation was subsequently distributed in the press and continues to receive press coverage. It was most recently referred to, on January 18th, 2019.
How did your research contribute?I was cited, alongside other media professionals and academics in a report that outlines short to mid term radio policy development in Wales. I was chosen to contribute, as an academic specialising in Welsh community radio.
Who is affected?The indigenous radio sector of Wales, commercial, BBC and above all, community radio staff and volunteers.
|Impact date||12 Feb 2018 → 18 Jan 2019|
|Category of impact||Public policy impacts|
|Impact level||In progress|