Vanessa M. Quirk



I'm the co-creator and co-host of City of the Future (exploring the ideas that will transform cities), Uncertain Things (conversations to get us through this moment), and Urban Roots (unexplored stories of urban history).



I'm a thoughtful editor who loves working with others to find the right structure, turn of phrase, or headline. As a writer, I dig deep into research and reporting to craft compelling human-centered stories.



I'm a confident public speaker and am always happy to participate in or moderate panel discussions that dive into subject matters I’m passionate about, namely cities, responsible tech, and podcasting.


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