Weekend producer Vicki Richards
Meet Vicki Richards
Discover more about Vicki Richards, producer of the weekend shows.
Q: What's your name?
A: Vicki Richards
A: Originally Birmingham, now living in sunny Redditch!
Q: Star Sign?
A: Pisces (but I’m on the cusp with Aquarius)
Q: Joined the Beeb in?
Q: What has your career involved so far?
A: Lots of very early mornings in the newsroom at various local radio stations and now I’m weekend producer not much of a social life on weekends! Whoever said working in radio was glamourous?!
Q: What does your job involve?
A: Putting together items for Malcolm, Trish and Wincey’s weekend shows and studio producing over the weekend.
Q: What do you like the most about BBC Coventry & Warwickshire?
A: Everyone is very friendly and the building is lovely – lots of light and space.
Q: What's your favourite place in Coventry and Warwickshire?
A: By the river in Stratford in summer, just don’t get locked in the park and ride overnight like I nearly did!
Q: Who's your favourite person?
A: I can’t narrow it down to one person - my boyfriend and all of my family.
Q: What's your favourite hobby?
A: Teaching aerobics
Q: Your favourite food?
A: Both cheese and chocolate of almost any description (it’s a good job I teach aerobics!)
Q: Your favourite drink?
A: An Almond Mocha Latte, mmmm.
Q: Favourite song?
A: The Circle of Life (the Lion King Musical version – NOT the Elton John version)
Q: Favourite film?
A: Moulin Rouge – Baz Luhrman is a genius – but I have to limit myself to how many times I watch it because it makes me cry!
Q: Give us a fascinating fact about yourself:
A: I worked four summer seasons as an entertainer on a campsite in the South of France where I got to dress up as almost everything you could think of – yes even including a giraffe and a can can girl, but my favourite was the hairy gorilla costume!
last updated: 01/11/07