Some of Ruth's work:
Most recent project (May 2014): executive producer of two ITV1 documentaries featuring Will Young and Emeli Sande. Also currently writing a history of women's work and undertaking various consultancy projects.
Previous posts include head of factual programmes at Tiger Aspect Productions, creative director of documentaries in BBC Religion and Ethics, creative director of internal film and events with the change@bbc team, head of documentaries at Granada Television, executive producer with Century Films, reporter and presenter at Yorkshire Television, founder and managing director of Real Life Productions and executive director of the funding body Screen England.
Also regular session chair, events include British Film Institute, Royal Television Society, Ilkley Literature and Film Festivals, Sheffield Documentary Festival, Women of the World Festival, Bronte Society. Former chair the Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival. Awards include Royal Television Society, Broadcast Production and International Emmy. BAFTA nominated.
IPC Magazines trained print journalist and radio reporter, including regular guest presenter of BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour.