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Gretchen Houser


Gretchen has 25+ years in the PR and media industry with demonstrated results in both corporate and agency environments.

Since its inception in 1994, Houser PR has worked with a diverse group of clients and industries across the United States. Clients enjoy the benefit of Houser PR’s extensive media relations expertise and a solid track record that influence diverse audiences along with agile and personal service.

Specialties include strategic media relations, event planning & implementation, social media strategies, brand development, community outreach programs, crisis communications and creative services.

Gretchen received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles and Public Relations certificate from UCLA.


Gretchen has been the public relations voice for ASIFA-Hollywood and our annual signature event, The Annie Awards™, for many years. Her efforts and loyalty have, in no small part, helped us grow from what was a provincial group into a respected and influential organization of over 4000 members.”

Frank Gladstone

Executive Director, ASIFA-Hollywood

Over the past decade, I have worked closely with Gretchen as she has assisted the Long Beach Police Foundation. Her contributions in the areas of media relations, marketing, event planning and sponsor development have been integral to the successful growth of this organization.”

Karen Owens
Administrator, Long Beach Police Department

Gretchen is a true professional and a pleasure to work with, her attention to detail and her experience as a consultant exceeds even my high expectations! We have hired Gretchen on several occasions where we needed someone with vast experience in the public relations and media world, and she has never disappointed…a First-Class act.”

Maxine Banks
Owner, Maxine Banks Events

Gretchen is professional, organized, creative and tenacious. She was amazing coordinating the endless list of details for the Long Beach American Red Cross 90th anniversary celebration at the Queen Mary with Elizabeth Dole.”

Theresa Brunella
Former Volunteers Director, American Red Cross