About Vic

Vic has over twelve year's experience of working across the creative industries and with national, award-winning youth charities.

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.

Vic flies the flag for Northern 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 been broadcast on MCR.live and Fab Radio International.  Her further radio includes a BBC 5Live documentary with Wise Buddah and BBC Radio Manchester. Vic also has international TV Production Management credits to her name including as BBC, ZDF / Arte and Smithsonian.

She launched her debut podcast Tourist, in June 2018, is making podcasts for other folk too and has launched 'Mic' a regular meetup for podcast geeks. Vic's recently been working for Kate Cocker, a renowned radio industry insider and presenter coach as her online content manager. She's also added theatre to her roster of clients, by doing exciting things with the award-winning Footlights performing arts company. Vic's also collaborating with some bad ass Manc ladies, including The Pankhurst Trust, for the Some Women initiative, celebrating 100 years since (some) women got the vote.

She also dabbles in playing music to people, founding her own music night Road To Joy and DJing across Manchester including the legendary Night & Day cafe. She also releases regular mixtapes on Spotify and Mixcloud.

Until late 2017, she was Fundraising and Marketing Manager at UpRising a leading, youth leadership development charity, securing top-level, support for the charity, contributing to significant fundraising efforts and managing youth projects / programmes and delivery teams in the north.

She’s also the former Deputy Director of NOISEfestival.com, Europe’s leading promoter of emerging creative talent. Here she helped secure new artists massive, media exposure; exhibitions and masterclasses at impressive locations; enabled them to get kick-ass kudos from the best in the business and supported the development of innovative ways for them to promote their achievements online.

A regular panelist on the themes of representation, inclusion, diversity and self promotion, her recent appearances include talks for Off The Record festival, Liverpool Sound City, The MPA, DivaManc, the Inclusive Growth Unit and Northern Power Women's 'Northern Power Futures' Conference 2018.

Vic also has a cat called Alan and he’s the bee's knees.
Reluctant but super networker
Talking about herself in the 3rd person
Not being a d**k

Services

Charity, SME, Soc Ent, creative genius or enterprising superstar? Here's just some areas that I can support you with:
Podcasts
I can professionally record your podcast and make it sound fantastic, edit your audio, write your show notes, help you promote your podcast and other technical expertise - including training on all of the above too.
Funding & Strategy
Helping you look in the right places for money and finding funding sources and getting your applications looking top. Including trusts, foundations, to the big boys such as Arts Council and the Big lottery Fund. 
Marketing & Events
From managing and making the most of your content on social media, to press releases, website advice, PR angles and events - (you name it, I’ve worked on it; conferences, exhibitions, launch parties, MP visits… virtual art showcases - don't ask!)
Panels, talks & that
A Northern, female voice #DamnTheManel Subjects have covered self-promotion for creatives / musicians, inclusion & diversity, under-representation, inclusive growth & more. Plus, compere and hosting services for your event.
Music
Branded playlists and mixtapes to reflect and promote your brand and values; packaged to share amongst your customers, shareholders, investors or at your events.

Niceness

Projects / Work / Clients

A selection of current adventures, people I've worked with and for...

News, thoughts & tunes

Where I've been , what's coming up and some nice things to listen to
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Contact Me

It'd be bloody lovely to hear from you, I'm always in the mood for nice brew.
Location
Manchester, UK