The Bwrdd (Board)

Nine members were nominated to the Bwrdd in 2022 – 2023. The nominating process happens every July-August.

Members of the Bwrdd

  • Angharad Mair – Angharad Mair is a television presenter, columnist, former athlete and one of the directors of the Tinopolis company. Originally from Carmarthen, she started her career with the BBC. In 1990 she started working for Agenda television company, presenting the Heno magasine television programme on S4C. Angharad runs marathons. She competed at the World Athletics Championships in Athens in 1997.
  • Barrie Jones – Barrie Jones is a former Editorial Director and Editor-in-Chief of NWN Media, with responsibility for their daily and weekly newspapers and their websites across the north and midwest. He currently works as a Senior Consulting Editor for ‘Y Cymro’ paper and occasionally contributes to Radio Cymru. He has over four decades of experience in journalism and was the editor of the daily newspaper ‘The Leader’ in the North East of England and Cheshire for an extensive period. He established a course in journalism at Glyndŵr University in Wrexham and was elected to the management board of the Society of British Editors.
  • Beti George – She began her career as a reporter for the BBC in Swansea. She presented Heddiw and News programs for years and also music and documentary programmes. She is the stage presenter of the World Singer Competition and the presenter of the Radio Cymru programme – Beti a i Phobl – which started in 1985. She made radio and television programmes on Dementia for S4C and the BBC. One of those – David and Beti: Lost for Words won a gold medal at the New York Film Festival. She is a Fellow at Bangor University, the University of Trinity Saint David, and the University of South Wales. In 2022 she was awarded an honorary degree by Swansea University.
  • Bethan Jones Parry – ‘Yr hogan ‘na o Eifionydd’ according to John Roberts Williams. Journaling, broadcasting, writing, presenting, leading, chairing and teaching since the last century.
  • Betsan Powys – Betsan Powys joined BBC Wales as a trained journalist in 1989, before joining the newsroom in Cardiff as a bilingual multi-media reporter. She moved to reporting on current affairs in 1994. Betsan Powys began presenting on the Newyddion programme on S4C, as the main European current affairs correspondent in the Ewropa series, and joined Huw Edwards to present the special programs of the elections in the United Kingdom. She came back from London to Cardiff to work for BBC Wales before being appointed BBC Wales Political Editor. Betsan was appointed as Editor of BBC Radio Cymru where she was for five years until 2018. She is now the presenter of Pawb a’i Farn.
  • Euros Lewis – Euros Lewis is the founder of Wes Glei’s production company. He is a director, producer and screenwriter. He is a talented musician.
  • Marc Webber – Marc has nearly 30 years of media experience. Originally from Bridgend, he began his career as a sports commentator on Red Dragon Radio in Cardiff. He has been Head of Content for, PA multi-platform video editor and also worked on FT, LBC, The Sun and France 24. He has also been a digital consultant with UTV, part of S4C’s digital committee and a Celtic Media Festival judge. Currently, he works as a senior lecturer in journalism at the University of Northampton and as a football reporter for BBC television and radio.
  • Sharon Morgan – Sharon Morgan is an actress and screenwriter who has won three BAFTA awards. She has been nominated to be on the Wales Equity National Committee 2021-2023. During her career, she has appeared in a large number of stage productions, TV programs and films – the list is long. Sharon Morgan was one of the founders of Theatr Bara Caws . She has also written plays including Ede Hud and Holl Liwie’r Enfys, and has translated some into Welsh – Shinani’n Siarad – a translation of Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler and Gobeithion Gorffwyll, a translation of Une Femme Rompue by Simone de Beauvoir .

Her film and television appearances include parts in:

Gadael Lenin; Martha Jac a Sianco; High Hopes; Doctors; Belonging; Yr Amgueddfa; Yr Heliwr; A Mind to Kill; Belonging; Doctors; Midsomer Murders; Casualty; Pobol y Cwm; Coronation Street; Caerdydd; Alys; Pleasure Pill; Tair Chwaer; Torchwood; Resistance; Hollyoaks Later; Da Vinci’s Demons; the Magnificent Evans; 35 Diwrnod; Apostle; Y Gwyll/Hinterland; 15 Days; Gangs of London; Holby City; The Tuckers; yr Amgueddfa; and Grand Slam. 

Her stage appearances include:

House of America; The Myth of Michael Roderick (Y Cwmni); Adar Heb Adenydd (Dalier Sylw ); Flowers From Tunisia (Theatr y Byd); Angels don’t Need Wings (Hi-Jinx); Mother Courage (NTW); Pornography (Waking Exploits); Utah Bride/ Priodferch Utah (Theatr Gwalia); Ede Hud; Holl Liwie’r Enfys; Trafaelu Ar y Tren Glas; Shinani’n Siarad (Rhosys Cochion); Uncle Vanya (Theatr Clwyd); and A Good Night Out In The Valleys (National Theatre Wales).  

Sharon Morgan has published her autobiography in two parts, Hanes Rhyw Gymraes, and Actores a Mam.

  • Siwan Jobbins – Siwan specialises in children’s broadcasting, animation and mixed media, she has worked on innovative projects and award-winning productions in Wales, in the other countries of the British Isles as well as further internationally. An experienced showrunner, executive and creative producer, she has been a poacher and chipper, working in management and creative roles for broadcasters and independent production companies. Specialties: Development, show running, production, executive production, script writing, production financing, acquisitions, voice directing.