Student, Reed College, Portland, Oregon, 1938.
Director public relations central states region International Ladies American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, St. Louis, 1954-1962. Editor Environment magazine, 1962-1969. Freelance writer, 1969-1978, Roslyn, Washington, from 1978.
(Book by Brodine, Virginia Warner)
Member executive committee Central Washington Peace and Environment, 1991-1996. Board directors RIDGE, Rosylyn, 1998. Member Organization American Historians, National Writers Union, Authors Guild, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Western Association Women Historians, Pacific Northwest Labor History Association.
Married Russell Victor Brodine, October 19, 1941. Children: Cynthia, Marc.