Gretchen Kelly

Gretchen Kelly began her career working for The Terrie Williams Agency, the legendary woman-helmed and Black-owned marketing and PR agency, as creative director. Her clients included Ruby Bridges and David Bowie. She moved to travel journalism and has written for Travel Channel, Business Traveler, New York Post, Toronto Star and Elle Décor and Interior Design, among many publications. She lives in New York City.

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