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Liz Olson

Senior Media Buyer


Liz Olson is a Senior Media Buyer at Buying Time.  In her time with the company, Liz has mastered the skills of media buying and strategy in all mediums.  She has successfully researched, planned, organized and executed many campaigns in both the political and retail spheres.  She has worked with media markets of all sizes across the country, as well as in Europe and Canada.  Liz works to create the best plan to reach the goals of each individual client.  She carefully researches and lays out every detail to ensure each campaign runs as smoothly as possible and her clients are always well informed on the latest media buy information.  She analyzes the progress of each media plan and buy to make sure the client is getting the best possible use of their dollars and reaching their target audience.

In 2017 she successfully orchestrated the media planning and buying strategy for Ralph Northam for Governor in Virginia leading a major win for the Democrat Party.  In 2018 her work efforts directly contributed to many victories where several Democrats defeated their Republican incumbents or flipped the district from red to blue.

Before her career at Buying Time, Liz worked at the Katz Media Group in Washington, DC.  It was there she gained an extensive knowledge of the sales side of the broadcast business.

Liz graduated from Goucher College with a degree in Communications and Media Studies with Political Science.  She spent the spring of her junior year studying abroad at the University of Westminster in London where she focused on Media Studies.

In her spare time Liz enjoys running, hiking, exploring local wineries and spending time with her family in Alexandria, VA.

Elaine Luria (VA CD 2), Andy Kim (NJ CD 3), Dean Phillips (MN CD 3), Elissa Slotkin (MI CD 8), and Chrissy Houlahan (PA CD 6) 

Liz is committed to a progressive future and making the world a better place for our children. She especially harbors the values of protecting the environment.  This stems from her life long love of the outdoors.  Liz grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia where she spent a lot of time horse back riding in the countryside of Chester County. Today she continues to take in her love of nature through hiking, running and visiting any winery she can find.