Photo: Anna de Castro 

Photo: Anna de Castro 

Rosie Spinks is a London-based travel and lifestyle reporter for Quartz, which is published by Atlantic Media. You can follow her writing for Quartz here, subscribe to her monthly newsletter here, follow her on Twitter at @rojospinks, and email her at rosie@qz.com. 

Prior to joining Quartz, Rosie freelanced for six years, writing for UK and US publications including The Guardian, VICE, The Pool, Quartz, NPR, Racked, The Wall Street Journal, Pacific StandardGOOD, Lucky Peach, Roads & Kingdoms, Outside, Sierra, Marie Claire, Frommer's, The Ecologist, Dwell, and many others. She's reported stories from countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America and covered everything from Japanese YouTubers and east London Instagram models to street food in Vietnam and menstruation in Madagascar. Born in California to British parents, she graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a degree in environmental studies. 

Media mentions of Rosie's work include coverage in The EconomistLos Angeles MagazineMarie ClaireThe Londonist, San Francisco ChronicleTake Part LiveThe Big Issue, and local radio in the US.