Contact: Rhodri Talfan DaviesRegion: Wales

Title: Director BBC Cymru Wales
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Region: Wales

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Rhodri Talfan Davies was appointed Director of BBC Cymru Wales in September 2011 after a career spanning journalism, interactive television development and marketing. 

In his role, he oversees all BBC programming produced for Wales, including BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru and extensive television output for S4C, BBC One Wales and BBC Two Wales. Popular programming includes BBC Wales Today, Hinterland, Scrum V, Pobol y Cwm and Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience. 

The BBC Wales production centres at Llandaff and Cardiff Bay are also home to BBC Studios, which produces a wide range of output for the BBC's network television channels, including Casualty, Doctor Who, Crimewatch, One Show and Young Musician. 

BBC Wales operates from bases across Wales, including Bangor, Wrexham, Carmarthen and Swansea. The Roath Lock centre in Cardiff Bay, which opened in 2012, is the biggest TV drama production facility in the UK. The BBC National Orchestra of Wales, which is also run by BBC Wales, is based at Hoddinott Hall in the Wales Millennium Centre. 

Originally from Cardiff, and a fluent Welsh speaker, Rhodri was educated at Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf, Newcastle's Royal Grammar School and Jesus College, Oxford.