Born on the East coast and raised in Boulder, Colorado, Virginia Scripps has worked as a professional writer in entertainment and advertising since she was nineteen. As an English major, Scripps became fascinated by the creativity she saw in the field of advertising, so she struck off for New York, landing her first job at J. Walter Thompson. As a Jr. Copywriter, she earned an Addy nomination and an Art Directors Award for her "Go Full Tilt" campaign for Snowbird Ski Resort.
Segueing into journalism, Virginia covered entertainment for the Hollywood Reporter, Film Journal and The New York Observer, and was a panelist at NATPE and AICP. Virginia holds a Masters in Film from Columbia University, and held PR posts at FX Network and Sundance before launching Press Kitchen in July 2000.