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Maddie Pfeifer

Journalist, writer, communication professional


Experience in journalism, digital marketing, content writing and social media management.

Hello and welcome!


My name is Madison (Maddie) Pfeifer. I am a journalist, writer and communication professional based in Oregon. I'm currently a copywriter for Willamette Valley Vineyards.

November 2023 - Present


Willamette Valley Vineyards

Working as the primary copywriter in the Marketing Department of Willamette Valley Vineyards, located in the Salem Hills.

Writing blog posts for company website, proofreading marketing content, creating email blasts and auditing company website.

Focused on storytelling as a marketing tool. 

Collaborating with various departments including sales, hospitality, management and more.


August 2021 - June 2023

News Reporter

Corvallis Gazette-Times + Albany Democrat-Herald

Worked as a news reporter for the print and online versions of the Corvallis Gazette-Times & the Albany Democrat-Herald. 

I covered public safety and breaking news as well as other local stories. I also monitored the publications' social media accounts.


These publications are newspapers that serve the towns of Corvallis, and Albany, Oregon located in the Willamette Valley. The publications are a part of Lee Enterprises.


November 2020 - July 2021

Digital Marketing Content Writer

Dealer Spike LLC

In November of 2020, I started working as a digital marketing content writer for Dealer Spike.


I brainstormed, researched, wrote and proofread content. I utilized Search Engine Optimization (SEO) . I also analyzed client content metrics and made strategic content decisions as needed.


I communicated and collaborated with client representatives and other writers while adhering to deadlines and quality requirements, including external branding requirements and LeadVenture product standards.


June 2020 - Aug. 2020

Business Reporting Intern

The Portland Business Journal

In June of 2020, I started working as a business reporting intern for the Portland Business Journal. I wrote daily stories as well as a longer story for the print copy each week. I wrote one cover story on local transit.

I covered transportation, finance and more while working under a mentor. The internship was part time and lasted 10 weeks. 


Bachelor Of Arts


Graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in Communication Studies and a minor in Spanish. Received the undergraduate communication major award.

Hi and welcome! My name is Maddie Pfeifer, and I am a writer and creator from Portland, OR. I am 25-years-old and a graduate of the University of Portland ('20) where I majored in communication studies and minored in Spanish. 

I have been interested in journalism since my sophomore year of high school and have always loved story-telling. I have a passion for writing, and I enjoy creating and crafting messages for a variety of mediums. As a student of communication studies, I am constantly seeking to connect with and understand those around me.
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