She's a massive advocate of the power of informal learning, DIY approaches and raw talent as routes to success. In recognition of her achievements to date, Vic was included on the prestigious Northern Power Women Future List 2017 and in the same year, awarded a mentor and funding through Flourish CIC's supporting women in social enterprise scheme.
Her most recent role was Fundraising and Marketing Manager at UpRising, the UK's leading, youth leadership development charity, spearheading projects such as conceiving viral Register To Vote Campaigns for the Cabinet Office, securing top-level, cross-sector support for the charity including, Bruntwood, Brother UK, PwC, Grant Thornton, Siemens, Bank of England and north west Local Authorities, plus contributing to significant fundraising efforts (Big Lottery Fund, Esmée Fairbairn…).
She’s also the former Deputy Director of NOISEfestival.com, Europe’s leading promoter of emerging creative talent. Here she helped secure new creatives massive, media exposure (BBC R1, 1Xtra…), exhibitions and masterclasses at impressive locations, including Downing Street, House of Commons and V&A, and enabled them to get kick-ass kudos from the best in the business, like from legends such as Brian Eno, Boiler Room, Wayne Hemingway, Giles Deacon, Peter Saville and Badly Drawn Boy.
Vic also flies the flag for women in the media. She's the Director of the independent music website, Silent Radio and co-Founder, Exec-Producer and Presenter of the Silent Radio Show, that’s broadcast live on MCR.Live. Her further radio includes BBC 5Live and BBC Radio Manchester. Vic also has international TV Production Management credits such as BBC, ZDF / Arte and Smithsonian.
A regular panelist on the themes of representation, inclusion, diversity and self promotion, her recent appearances include talks for Off The Record festival, The MPA, DivaManc and the Inclusive Growth Unit.
She dabbles with playing records to people (only when Corrie’s not on) and her first first podcast Tourist, is currently in pre-production. Vic also has a cat called Alan and he’s the bee's knees.
Vic also has a cat called Alan and he’s the bee's knees.
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