Photo: Natalie K Lennox 

Photo: Natalie K Lennox 

Rosie Josephine Spinks is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared online and in print in publications including The Guardian, Quartz, Fusion, NPR, VICE, The Pool, Racked, Lucky Peach, The Wall Street Journal, Pacific StandardGOOD, Roads & Kingdoms, Outside, Sierra, Marie Claire, Frommer's, The Ecologist, Dwell, and others.

A graduate of the University of California, Rosie was born in Los Angeles and is now based in London. With two passports and nomadic tendencies, she has reported freelance stories from countries in Africa, Asia, North America, and Europe. Her interests result in stories on a wide range of topics, including sex work in South Africa, Instagram models in east London, and the economics of street food in Vietnam.

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. 

She also founded the Mouthy Women Project, which was the subject of a Tedx talk Rosie delivered at TedxBrusselsWomen. The interview series explores how females across industries negotiate the tension between being likeable and being who they are. View it at mouthywomen.work