| Director, Creative Futures, University of Warwick
Vicky Jepson is a well-connected media professional with a wealth of creative industry knowledge, expertise and experience. Her media career started at the BBC, where she established herself as an awarding winning television producer, specialising in factual entertainment and documentaries, working with high profile presenters, including Jo Brand, Graham Norton, Alan Titchmarsh and the Hairy Bikers.
14 years ago, Vicky went freelance and whilst continuing to produce programmes for network television, she developed a portfolio career, drawing on her flair for communication, strong editorial skills and project managing.
In 2019, Vicky started as Director of Creative Futures at the University of Warwick. She is based at the University’s Creative Incubator in Leamington Spa, which helps businesses become part of the UK’s largest creative cluster outside Greater London. The incubator provides an exciting opportunity for business teams to develop their entrepreneurial skills; test, launch and pitch their business ideas and get a space and support to develop their creative enterprises.
Vicky also has a vibrant freelance career. Her clients include Create Central, Creative England, ScreenSkills, BBC Academy and The Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Her work takes her all over the world, from BBC network centres in Birmingham, Manchester and London to British embassies in Belgium, Saudi Arabia and Barbados, where she runs media training sessions.