Skip to main content

Rob Conrad

Adjunct Lecturer

Rob Conrad has worked as a copywriter, creative director and executive at the nation's leading advertising agencies. His resumé includes DDB, Leo Burnett and JWT, where he helped to develop hundreds of original ideas for a wide range of brands. 

Rob's creative portfolio includes award-winning work for United Airlines, McDonald's and the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, plus packaged goods work for Kellogg's, P & G and Unilever that helped his assigned products achieve number one status in their respective categories.

In 2010, Rob teamed up with a fellow Burnett alum to form Canteen Communications, designed to offer adventurous marketers an alternative to traditional agencies. For more information, visit

Rob is currently in his sixth year of joining Marty Kohr to teach Message Strategy and Writing for Persuasion in Medill's Integrated Marketing Communications program.