The IWA 2008 and 2015 Media Audits are the most significant reference documents for the media ecosystem in Wales.

We are undertaking a 2020 IWA Media Audit to investigate the current state of the media in Wales, measure progress from the 2015 audit and consider the likely impact of further change. 

As part of this work, we are seeking to appoint a researcher for six months to deliver the 2020 IWA Media Audit by the end of March 2020.

The research tender, which contains further detail on this opportunity, is available here.

Researcher specification

  • Excellent independent research skills with knowledge of the media in Wales.
  • Ability to write clear, engaging copy for a wide audience.
  • Aptitude for collaborative working as part of an expert team.

This is likely to be an ideal opportunity for a doctoral student or recent post-doc, or independent consultant with experience of the media in Wales. 

How to apply

To apply for this role please send a CV, two examples of public facing written work,  and a covering letter setting out how you would approach delivering this research to by 5pm Friday 12 September 2019. 

Interviews will be held on 19 September 2019. 

To discuss this opportunity, please contact us at and a member of the team will be pleased to speak with you. 

The 2020 IWA Media Audit has been generously supported by the University of South Wales.