Vicky is a freelance broadcast journalist, reporter and producer for the BBC, researching powerful stories to share and piece together and broadcast. She has broadcast for BBC 5live, BBC Radio 4, BBC World Have Your Say, BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra & Asian Network’s Newsbeat and BBC Essex. Stories include; alcoholism told by alcoholics which was also highlighted on BBC News; producing and broadcasting a report on online scams for BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra’s Newsbeat, she put together an exclusive on those who have been Excluded by the government’s SEISS for BBC Essex, and chatting dating in lockdown for BBC Radio 4. She is a versatile reporter and producer, one minute highlighting the struggles an individual is facing, another putting together a joyful story on care homes together, which is then further shared on BBC Look East, BBC News, BBC Breakfast, Sky News, ITV Meridan, Good Morning Britain and the Daily Mail.
Vicky prides herself on her communication skills, establishing a personal connection with anyone and everyone, both on and off air, and has booked high calibre guests such as AJ Pritchard, Chesney Hawkes, Adrian Chiles and Alistair Plunkett for local radio. She is a confident and competent broadcast journalist, reporter, presenter, podcast host and producer, and has interviewed music lovers at Keith Flint’s funeral, to broadcasting live whilst getting her legs waxed. Vicky used to produce the BBC Essex Early Breakfast show and would present an entertaining light hearted feature with Rob Jelly every morning for listeners, as well as report for the Mid Morning show, which succeeded in improving RAJAR figures for the station. Her voice can also be heard on news voice pieces and voice overs for BBC Essex Sports. As well as this, she has been trained to provide cover as an assistant producer for Pick of The Pops on BBC Radio 2.
Vicky also presents, produces and edits her own inspirational podcast called “Let’s Go Kickass Today”, which you can find out more by clicking here.
Prior to joining the BBC, Vicky was a radio producer and presenter for commercial stations for the radio group UKRD, co-hosting the Mi-Soul Breakfast show with George Kay for the independent radio station Mi-Soul Radio, and broadcasting traffic updates for Talk Sport and Jack Oxford.
Vicky has five years varied experience working across content production and journalism for radio and podcasts for a number of different stations and outlets and is consistently developing her skills.
As a Reporter for BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra
As a Reporter for BBC Essex
BBC Local Radio and Commercial Radio Demo
Chats on Early Breakfast on BBC Essex
As a Co-Host for an Independent Radio Station
As a Traffic Broadcaster