Victoria Brush

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About me

 

I am a recent 2:1 Philosophy and English Literature graduate from the University of Reading.

Skills

 

  • Copywriting
  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Publishing
  • Social Media Marketing

Work history

Writer

Babe, The Tab

Jun 2016
  • Freelance
  • ‘Babe’ which is a feminist online network “for girls who dgaf” and is the fastest growing women’s site on the internet. I have written multiple articles for the website and one had reached a BBC producer who was interested in working with me. Scope of role: Skills gained: • Writer • Producing content for a specific audience • Writing personal experiences in an open way • Finding my own voice and tone to my own writing

2017

Editor

The Tab

Jun 2016 - Jul 2017
  • Internship
  • This national wide online news network has received over 8 million unique views and has presented international pieces that have gone worldwide. ‘The Tab’ focuses on universities and news which students appreciate. Scope of role: Skills gained: • Editor and team leader • Leadership & motivation of a team • Daily content • Prioritisation & deadlines • Determining feature pieces • Report writing • Current affairs awareness • Internet publishing

2017

Online Entertainment Editor

The Spark

Mar 2016 - Apr 2017
  • Freelance
  • “The Spark” is the University of Reading’s paper, curated in 1934 and student run. Scope of role: Skills gained: • Online Entertainment Editor • Report writing • Producing Daily Content • How to motivate and a team of writers • In charge of a team of writers • Copy write, publishing and media laws • Research and how to produce original content.

2015

Report Intern

NME

Sep 2015 - Sep 2015
  • Internship
  • NME is a famous music magazine which launched in 1952. It created the first UK Singles chart, bringing punk into a wider world and breaking acts such as Arctic Monkeys, The Cure and The Sex Pistols. Scope of role: Skills gained: • Report Intern •Working in a magazine and office environment •Transcribing interviews •Report events •Research news stories

Education

2017

BA(Hons) in English and Philosophy, 2.1

University of Reading

Sep 2014 - Jun 2017