Elizabeth Held

Vice President | Content
Washington, D.C. |

A lifelong reader and writer, Elizabeth loves to apply her understanding of storytelling and narrative structure to our clients’ toughest issues. She directs content strategy across a wide variety of accounts, identifying opportunities and creative ways to insert our clients’ perspectives in ongoing conversations.

Elizabeth led content strategy for an award-winning campaign that laid the groundwork for the success of the CHIPS and Science Act. She currently leads our gender equity team and runs Avoq’s annual holiday gift drive.

Before joining Avoq, Elizabeth worked at the White House Writers Group, where she focused on third-party outreach and coalition building. She was also a reporter for The Orange County Register and an editorial fellow at USA TODAY, where she fact-checked op-eds and assessed submissions.

Elizabeth spends her time exploring her Capitol Hill neighborhood with her dog and buying far too many books. She writes a popular book recommendation newsletter, What To Read If, and has also contributed to The Washington Post, Slate and USA Today, among other publications.