Guto Rhun

2022 Iris Prize Jury

Guto Rhun is currently working as Young Audiences Commissioner at S4C. In this role, he is responsible for developing and commissioning a wide range of content for S4C’s 16-25-year-old audience. One of his primary responsibilities is Hansh, S4C’s online youth Service. He is currently developing Hansh to be a hub for long-form entertainment formats, scripted comedy and drama, and the place to be for emerging talent. Guto started his career as a presenter for BBC radio Cymru and since then moved along to the production side of things eventually producing digital content for Boom Cymru. He is passionate about leading change in diversity and inclusion within the industry. He helped lead Hansh’s Medru Project, which saw deaf and disabled talent be mentored for roles in front and behind the camera. He was named on this year’s Pinc List by Wales Online which is a list of the 40 most influential members of the LGBT community in Wales for his work campaigning for the rights of the community.