– Media & Creative Arts Storyteller, Adventure Aficionado, Lover of The World-
Brought up in the Middle East, Vicky is open to new cultures and experiences which is highlighted consistently throughout her work. With a background shaped in the creative arts, Vicky continued her passion for communication and story telling as a presenter and producer in both radio and TV, as a writer and in a workshop setting as a facilitator.
Vicky can be currently heard on Women’s Radio Station on her travel show called “Solo Ventures with Vicky”; inspiring women to travel solo and promoting unsigned female artists. Continuing her passion for radio, Vicky also produces for BBC Essex for the Early Breakfast show, works as an assistant producer on the Breakfast Show and acts as a reporter for the Mid Morning show. In the past, she has broadcast traffic for BBC Essex, BBC Solent, Eagle Radio, Talk Sport, KLFM and Jack Oxford, as well as worked as a producer for Love Sport Radio, Eagle Radio and BBC Surrey and as a presenter for eagle3, KLFM, Mi-Soul Radio and RoundHouse Radio. Highlights from some of her experiences in radio are; co-hosting the Breakfast show with George Kay for a year on Mi-Soul Radio, supporting unsigned musicians on her evening show on eagle3 and producing BBC Introducing in Essex.
In addition to radio, Vicky is currently researching and presenting at events across London for Winkball. Highlights include reporting on Eid Festival, the Audio Production Awards, We Are Robots Festival and the 2018 News Rewired Digital Conference sponsored by Thomson Reuters.
Vicky’s storytelling also transfers into a workshop setting; facilitating workshops and empowering its participants with basic drama skills, issue based work, or highlighting various forms of storytelling. This has led her to currently work for Bush Theatre, Freshwater Theatre company and NCS The Challenge. Highlights of her career in the arts include; performing at the UEFA Championship final as a dancer at Wembley in 2011, dancing in a flash mob for the Royal Ballet and facilitating creative workshops in prison.
On paper, Vicky continuously pens her travel experiences, reactions to current affairs and interviews musicians for a number of various online magazines and companies, as well as writing on this website. Highlights include; interviewing spoken word artist Sol for Public Pressure and interviewing members of the homeless community in Camden for an article on the homelessness crisis for Trine Magazine.
Vicky’s diverse skill set highlights her versatility and vast imagination, and her infectious enthusiasm for life and creative energy drives her purpose behind her practice, which she brings to all aspects of her work.
She’s passionate about; travel, music, the creative arts, extreme sports and living life by her bucket list. Having travelled solo since she was 12 and beginning to backpack to far corners of the globe since the age of 18, Vicky is no stranger to adrenaline, adventure and adaptability. She believes in living life to the full which constantly challenges her own being and enjoys inspiring others to do the same, because of this, she’s created a trending hashtag: #LetsGoKickAssToday. You can find out what is on her bucket list by clicking here.
Creative Writing, Journalism, Broadcasting with Radio/TV using Zetta/Myriad, Social Media, Video Editing using Premier Pro/IMovie, Radio Production/Editing using Radioman/Quick Edit/Adobe Audition/Burli/DIRA/ENPS, Researching, Website Management using USMI/CMS, Organising Newsletters via Mail Chimp, Social Media Marketing with Canva, Interviewing, Customer Service, Blogging with WordPress, Script Writing, Feature Writing, Workshop Facilitation, Drama Teaching, Sourcing and Writing Travel News, Understanding of the OFCOM broadcasting code, Training of Auto-Cue’s. Confident to self produce, self present, self shoot, self edit.
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