Virginia Brown crafts stories that inspire and inform.

I’m a trained journalist, copywriter, editor, and communications professional with a passion for sharing thoughtful, creative stories.

My print and digital feature stories, personal essays, service pieces, and more, appear in BBC News Magazine, Charlotte Observer, AAA Go MagazineOur State magazine, Charlotte magazine, Columbus CEO, among many others, including the literary collection, 27 Views of Charlotte.  

I hold a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School and a bachelor’s in communications from UNC-Chapel Hill. 

A creative storyteller, my diverse work experience includes print and digital journalism, editing, corporate content, editorial strategy, nonprofit public relations, media relations, branding and positioning, and more. After earning my master’s degree, I produced digital news features for the BBC News Magazine in London.

Brand content clients include Slack, Choice Hotels International, Duke Energy, Novant Health, Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, The Simple Dollar, among others. 

Today I’m based in Columbus, Ohio, where I run my independent writing and editing business.

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