Ruth Wignall

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Ruth Wignall
Born Ruth Dodsworth
Ethnicity Welsh
Education Cardiff University
Occupation TV Presenter, Journalist, Weather presenter
Notable credit(s) ITV Cymru Wales
Spouse(s) Jonathan Wignall
Children Grace and Harry[1]

Ruth Wignall (née Dodsworth) is a Welsh television presenter for ITV Cymru Wales,[2] presenting weekday weather forecasts during ITV News Cymru Wales. She is also a reporter and researcher for the Welsh consumer affairs programme, The Ferret, alongside Chris Segar.


Ruth Wignall is best known for presenting the weather on ITV Cymru Wales but began her career on a radio show before training as a news reporter and presenter.[3] Programmes she has presented include The Ferret, Grassroots, the Royal Welsh Show and the Llangollen International Eisteddfod.[3]

Ruth also presented A Little Piece of Paradise on ITV Wales where she visited a number of unusual gardens at Snowdonia National Park, Monmouth, Denbigh, Caldicot, Barry, Laugharne and Machynlleth.[2]


After graduating with a degree in communications Ruth Wignall studied post-graduate journalism at Cardiff University.[3]

Charity work[edit]

Ruth has hosted charity fashion shows for charities including the breast care centre at Llanelli Hospital[4] and the George Thomas Hospice.[5]

Private Life[edit]

Wignall lives in Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, has two children[2] and is married to Swansea businessman and nightclub owner Jonathan Wignall.[6]


  1. ^ Hill, Claire (06-09-2005). "The truth about YOU". Retrieved 12 September 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c Thomas, Matt (2010-08-08). "Weather girl Ruth Wignall is lifting the lid on the private gardens of Wales in her new TV series". Wales on Sunday. Retrieved 12 September 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c "Meet the Team - Ruth Wignall". ITV Wales. Retrieved 12 September 2010. 
  4. ^ "Fashion for charity". This is South Wales. 2010-05-14. Retrieved 12 September 2010. 
  5. ^ Piper, Juliet (2008-10-10). "Welsh celebrities line up for charity catwalk event". South Wales Echo. Retrieved 12 September 2010. [dead link]
  6. ^ Laing, Charlotte (08-04-2009). "Welsh celebrities no-make-up shoot". Wales Online. Retrieved 12 September 2010. 

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