College of Arts and Communication
Upham Hall

Kristine Kranenburg
Senior Lecturer

  • Office Location: Andersen Library - Orig Bldg 1217H
  • Phone: (262) 472-2876
  • Email:
  • Department(s): Communication

Kris Kranenburg is an award-winning copywriter and creative director. She has worked with numerous advertising agencies on clients including M&M/Mars, Cadillac, Kellogg’s, HBO, Oscar Mayer, Kraft, Jack Daniel’s, Campbell’s, and Keebler. Kranenburg received an M.S. in Integrated Marketing Communication from Roosevelt University and a B.S. in Advertising from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Since coming to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 2006, Kranenburg has taught Advertising Campaigns, Advertising Copywriting and Layout, Advanced Advertising Creative, Foundations of Advertising, Publication Layout, Electronic Media Copywriting, and Publication Photography. Kranenburg oversees the Communication Department’s advertising interns and is the advisor for the Whitewater Advertising Association. In her spare time she enjoys doing pro-bono advertising work for churches, schools, and non-profit organizations.