Gretchen A Holzgang
Gretchen A Holzgang
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About Gretchen

Gretchen Holzgang is a writer and whiskey enthusiast based out of Portland, Ore. 

Gretchen got her degree in news editorial and magazine from the University of Oregon's School of Journalism and Communication. She moved to Portland to work as an editorial intern for Portland Monthly Magazine before becoming and editor and staff journalist for the Portland Business Journal and sister publication Sustainable Business Oregon. After her time as a staff journalist, Gretchen became a freelance writer, focusing on copywriting, ghost writing, research, and journalism. After many years of traveling and writing, she became a staff copywriter for notable Portland-based businesses and advertising agencies and launched her own creative projects—including a blog, social influencer marking campaigns, and a YouTube channel. You can view her full resume here


Latest Work

Since Fall 2016, Gretchen has focused much of her professional work on Nike accounts. She spent six months helping create editorial content for the Nike+ app at AKQA and more than a year as a staff copywriter at Team Epiphany where she creates content for Nike among other clients. In addition to editorial app content, she wrote marketing emails for Nike and social content for WHotels South Beach and JBL speakers.


Journalism work

Staff work at Portland-based publications


Portland Monthly

Magazine Editorial Work


Portland Business Journal


Sustainable Business Oregon


Creative Projects

Gretchen uses her free-time to pursue a number of creative side projects dear to her heart. From writing and illustrating a children's book, to blogging and YouTube, she uses these creative outlets to stay inspired and inspire others.



Copywriting work

Outside of her agency work, Gretchen has spent time creating website copy for clients, in addition to ghost blogging and product descriptions. 


Website copy


Product descriptions


Let's Collaborate

Interested in working with Gretchen on a project? Contact her through the link below or email her directly at:

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