Catherine Johnson

Project manager and WP4 Lead, University of Leeds, UK

Catherine is an expert in the screen media industries, producing world-leading research that has informed industry and policy, including the BBC, Channel 4, YouTube and Ofcom. She leads the PSM-AP project (Public Service Media in the Age of Platforms), funded by a €1.5m CHANSE grant, that examines the impact of global streaming platforms on public service media in 6 countries. She also co-leads the Yorkshire Film and Television School Innovation Lab, developing new methods that address inequalities in the film and TV industries, and the Routes to Content project, examining how people find and discover television programmes. She is a member of the DCMS (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) College of Experts and has advised the DCMS Select Committee on the future of public service media.