Virginia Brown is a freelance writer based in Columbus, Ohio. Curious by nature, she digs into a range of topics, though she particularly enjoys writing about places and people. On assignment, she has interviewed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, flown in a helicopter over the Pitons of St. Lucia, and shared countless stories in arts and culture, business, food and wine, home and design, and more.
Before moving to the Midwest, she directed communications for the Charlotte Symphony in her hometown, Charlotte, N.C. She has worked as a magazine editor for lifestyle publications, including Where Traveler and Charlotte magazine, and her stories appear in The Washington Post, BBC News Magazine, The Charlotte Observer, The Columbus Dispatch, AAA Traveler, and other publications. She holds a master’s in journalism from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s from UNC-Chapel Hill. Instagram: vb.writes