Laolu Alatise is the Assistant Research & Development Producer at Media Cymru. Alongside the Producer team, he enables the successful planning, delivery and monitoring of funded projects.
Previously, Laolu worked as Clwstwr’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer, helping to bring academia, industry and the third sector together to help build a more inclusive screen and news sector in Wales.
After studying Journalism, Media and English Literature at Cardiff University, Laolu developed an arts and literary practice exploring the untold stories of the BAME community in Wales with projects such as the @1919raceriots cultural heritage project, and with organisations including National Theatre Wales and Literature Wales. This was alongside his past experience with Diverse Cymru working to alleviate cultural poverty and mental ill-health in Cardiff’s racially minoritised groups.