Manchester, United Kingdom
Followers 70 / Following 8
Photographer / Music reviewer / Interviewer / DJ / Events organiser / Marketing / Social networking genius
Multi-skilled Creative Genius. Dabbles in photography, DJ'in, event organising and running the award-winning arts Charity NOISEfestival.com
Originally from Sheffield, Victoria graduated in Media Production from Salford University years ago and has been living in Manchester for 8 years. She DJ’s, reviews and interviews new bands and likes putting a camera in front of her face. With placements at BBC Manchester and Key 103, Victoria is currently Operations Manager at NOISEfestival.com, an award-winning national charity, doing her darndest over the last 6 years, to support and promote over 10,000 of the UK’s best creative talent across the media. In between she freelances as a TV Production Manager and has a good go at taking photos. She also writes reviews for new music releases and gigs across Manchester and interviews bands and stuff about interesting things; all for the hot and tasty online mecca of exciting new music Silent Radio. Some of which you will read here. She organises her monthly ‘Road to Joy’ night in Manchester, with some delicious Americana, folk and indie/pop n rock. Victoria is available to write things (music-related articles/ reviews, copy etc) interview folk, and play some songs.
Photo's of everyday stuff
I was delighted to be invited by BBC Radio 5 Live to mentor an unemployed mother, Danielle Devlin as I am a champion of women within my own business...Learn More
I was motivated to try to help Richie get a foothold on his dream career because no one offered me any help when I faced a similar position 10 years ago...Learn More
I'm 32 years old and run my own business www.schoolspeakers.co.uk. Many will remember me battling it out with Lord Sugar in the 2008 series of the BBC1 hit TV show The Apprentice...Learn More
My name is Richard Joseph and with my twin brother Antony I set up Joseph Joseph Ltd in 2003...Learn More
Showcase06/25/2006 - Present
Public Speaking experience
Public speaking experience including; NOISE Urban Songwriter Final, Deal Real Records, Carnaby Street, London 2006, NOISE Wrap Party, Brick Lane, London 2006, European Cultural Parliament, Liverpool, 2008; NOISE Creative Futures VIP Reception, Manchester Town Hall, 2008; Student Radio Association Conference, Bath, 2008; Cultural Olympiad 2010 Focus Group, Kendal 2008, NOISE Symposium on In-formal Learning, Conservative Party Conference, Manchester 2009; Manchester Airports Group Strategy Day, Manchester, 2010; NOISE Art of Protest, exhibition launch 2011
The kettle’s on the boil, the buzzer’s going, and I’m clumsily trying to put through a call as the M.E.N ring back for more info on Your Creative Future, our amazing event at The Waterside Arts Centre on the 14th. There’s even multiple packs of Percy Pigs open – truly all systems go.Learn More
Showcase03/16/2012 - Present
Road to Joy
Founder, DJ, Promoter
My club night that I started as a response to the lack of good music night's that's just all about the music.
Showcase08/14/2012 - 08/14/2012
Pearl an The Beard - band website
My review ended up on the band's press page to promote thier new album
Best Arts, Culture & Heritage Charity
National Charity Awards
Helped the NOISE Charity get the award.
Noise Achievement05/01/2012 - 07/31/2012
NOISE Festival Ltd
The first Dream Job placement for NOISEfestival.com. I'm please to say that after 6 successful years I'm still at the charity, working full -time and managing the wonderful range of projects that make up this fantastic organisation.
Best job in the world!
Showcase12/01/2011 - 05/30/2012
BBC Radio 5 - Manifesto for a Crisis Generation
BBC Radio5 Live. 5 month documentary following the journeys of 4 young British unemployed. Uncovering the true stories of the unemployment crisis.
"This has been the best collaboration from any commissioning round 5 live has had over the last few years. To put together three different partners, two of them from outside the BBC, to pull off such an ambitious project on prime time national radio, really is something both 5 live and BBC North as a whole should celebrate." Jonathan Wall, Deputy Editor & Commissioning Editor, Radio 5 Live
Education / Qualifications06/01/2011 - 08/01/2011
SALFORD UNIVERSITY (SCHOOL OF MEDIA, MUSIC AND PERFORMANCE)
Production Guru – Master of Arts
Intensive TV Production Management course, delivered by experienced Industry leaders (ITV, BBC, SKY TV)
Employment05/01/2006 - Present
• Preparing financial budget reports for international co-funders
• Ordering production equipment
• Liaising with freelancers and managing juniors
• Writing and distributing crew and contributor contracts.
• Assisting general production (post pro’ schedules etc)
• Overseeing the specific programme and the company’s website production, content/ updates and online promotion thereafter
Word, Excel, Outlook, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Audition, Adobe Acrobat
I introduced Jerry Dammers (The Specials) on stage.
I once judged a new music festival in Italy in front of 500 people.
I spent my gap year working in McDonalds.
Radio DJ by day
music DJ by night