Artist/ Victoria Turnbull

Manchester, United Kingdom

Followers 70 / Following 8

Victoria Turnbull

Victoria Turnbull

Photographer / Music reviewer / Interviewer / DJ / Events organiser / Marketing / Social networking genius

introduction

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.

What's Happening

A Sunny Day in Manchester

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'YOUNG AND JOBLESS': MEET KAREN

Admitting to family and friends that I'm not in a "proper" job is not the easiest thing to do, let alone admitting it to the nation on BBC radio...

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Showcase

06/25/2006 - Present

Public Speaking experience

Role:

Presenter

Location:

All over

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

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We’ve changed.

This is an exclusive Beta version of the new NOISE website. Welcome to our new home, you’re the very first users of the new-look NOISE, providing you with all the tools, at your fingertips to get your creative career moving and promoting your amazing talents...

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NEW AND SHINY LINE UP EXTRAS!

Drumroll please.... breaking Noise news... Ladies, gentlemen, students, skivers, it gives me great pleasure to announce an exciting new addition to the line up of Your Creative Future at the Waterside Arts Centre on March 14.

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Our Mad Rush to Your Creative Future...

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.

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Berlin

Showcase

03/16/2012 - Present

Road to Joy

Role:

Founder, DJ, Promoter

Location:

Manchester

My club night that I started as a response to the lack of good music night's that's just all about the music.

Showcase

08/14/2012 - 08/14/2012

Pearl an The Beard - band website

Role:

Review author

Location:

USA

My review ended up on the band's press page to promote thier new album

Swimming

awards_experience

Best Arts, Culture & Heritage Charity

Where from:

National Charity Awards

Helped the NOISE Charity get the award.

Noise Achievement

05/01/2012 - 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!

Showcase

12/01/2011 - 05/30/2012

BBC Radio 5 - Manifesto for a Crisis Generation

Role:

Co Producer

Location:

Manchester, London

BBC Radio5 Live. 5 month documentary following the journeys of 4 young British unemployed. Uncovering the true stories of the unemployment crisis.

www.BBC.co.uk/5live

Recommendations:

"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 / Qualifications

06/01/2011 - 08/01/2011

SALFORD UNIVERSITY (SCHOOL OF MEDIA, MUSIC AND PERFORMANCE)

Qualification:

Production Guru – Master of Arts

Location:

Salford

Intensive TV Production Management course, delivered by experienced Industry leaders (ITV, BBC, SKY TV)

Employment

05/01/2006 - Present

URBAN CANYONS

Location:

Manchester

•    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

Skill

Competent knowledge:

Word, Excel,  Outlook, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Audition, Adobe Acrobat

KeyFact

I introduced Jerry Dammers (The Specials) on stage.

KeyFact

I once judged a new music festival in Italy in front of 500 people.

KeyFact

I spent my gap year working in McDonalds.

Dream Job

Radio DJ by day

Dream Job

music DJ by night

Work Availability

Available for

Freelance