Ruth Gregory Wins Scriptwriting Award

Ruth Gregory, Associate Professor in DTC Pullman, recently won Best of Competition in the Narrative Feature Category for the Faculty Scriptwriting Competition at the Broadcast Educators Association (BEA) Festival of Media Arts. She wrote an original script — Anne Bonny, Pirate — about the real-life cross-dressing pirate in the early 1700s who lived a freewheeling life few women could dream of.

Ruth is an award-winning filmmaker, published writer, and web designer with over two decades years of experience in the creative industries. Her creative and scholarly work examines the intersection of media, technology, culture, and power. Her films have won awards at top-tier and Oscar-qualifying film festivals including the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival and the Seattle International Film Festival. She’s taught multimedia and cultural studies topics for over two decades to diverse audiences; everything from introducing kindergartners to DSLR cameras to leading an introductory women’s studies course in a men’s prison.

In addition to her position in DTC, Ruth is also an Affiliate Faculty in WSU’s Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program.