Ruth Wignall is best known as a weather presenter but began her career in radio, working as a researcher for BBC Radio Wales before training as a news reporter and presenter. Ruth Wignall joined HTV Wales (now ITV Cymru Wales) in June 1997.
Ruth Wignall has also presented a wide range of Welsh feature programmes for ITV, including The Ferret, Grassroots, coverage of the Royal Welsh Show and the Llangollen International Eisteddfod, Wales This Week, A Little Piece of Paradise, The Night Before the Morning After and the BAFTA-nominated Coast and Country.
In September 2015, Wignall joined Nation Radio as co-presenter of the station’s breakfast show, The Big Welsh Wake Up, alongside Niall Foster. She left the station less than a year later, but rejoined Nation Broadcasting in November 2016, co-presenting a weekday breakfast show for five local radio stations in south and west Wales – Radio Pembrokeshire, Radio Carmarthenshire, Radio Ceredigion, Swansea Bay Radio and 106.3 Bridge FM – and left again several months later.