Nancy Conroy
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Nancy Conroy

GraduateLondon, United Kingdom
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Nancy Conroy
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Nancy Conroy

GraduateLondon, United Kingdom
Projects
  • British Jazz Scene
    British Jazz SceneCoinciding with the release of the ‘We Out Here’ album under Giles Peterson’s label earlier this year, I have taken a massive interest the British Jazz scene, particularly the young homegrown talent developing out of areas such as mi own formidable saahf London abode. For one, this is capturing a side of London’s inner-city youth that front page newspapers often forget to portray – these artists are talented, intelligent and are forging their own collaborative communities which is pushing jazz
Work history
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    EFG London Jazz Festival 2018Serious
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    An excellent opportunity which complimented my current interests in the British and International Jazz scene. Providing administrative assistance for the Communications department, I worked as part of a team as well as independently. This involved preparing prints and passes for shows, updating website content, collating reviews and press releases and organizing guest lists. I also maintained the Festival’s social media output at shows.
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    Family HostTate Modern
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    A front of house role welcoming families when they arrive, providing them with information about the gallery and its current exhibitions and helping them plan their visit. This role is also catered to offering creative support to younger children and their parents.
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Skills
  • Writing
  • Research
  • Academic Writing
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Copywriting
Education
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    BA (Hons) English LiteratureUniversity of Pittsburgh
     - Pittsburgh, United States
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    First Class BA (Hons) English Literature with Study in North AmericaUniversity of Exeter
     - Exeter, United Kingdom
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Awards
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    Carol Kay AwardUniversity of Pittsburgh
    2nd place in the Carol Kay Award for the Best Undergraduate Essays on British Literature Between 1500-1900.
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    Medieval and Renaissance Studies Essay CompetitionUniversity of Pittsburgh
    Received an Honorable Mention in the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Essay Competition and went on to present this essay to fellow academics and students at a research symposium at the University of Pittsburgh