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, Advertising and PR Account Management, Publication Layout, Electronic Media Copywriting, and Publication Photography. Kranenburg has served as the Communication Department’s advertising intern coordinator and the advisor for the Whitewater Advertising Association and is a Master Advisor for the College of Arts and Communication. She has won the teaching, service, and advising awards at the College level and the teaching and advising awards at the University level. In her spare time, she enjoys doing pro-bono advertising work for churches, schools, and non-profit organizations.