Ryan Arnold



An active member of Chicago’s vibrant music and media scenes, Ryan Arnold has over 10 years of experience in media relations and communications. As an advertising and communications professional, Ryan understands the way we’ve always pitched a story doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the way a story should be pitched today. Or tomorrow. As an on-air personality at Chicago’s iconic radio station, WXRT, Ryan understands the power of sincere, honest connections with an audience.

Ryan has a broad range of professional experience which mixes marketing communications, advertising, and public relations. He helped rebrand and reposition a heritage retail chain, he led marketing and advertising efforts of a start-up quick service restaurant and niche consumer product categories. His enthusiastic approach to brand storytelling is matched by highly targeted media pitches. Ryan fosters relationships with the right journalists and broadcasters to lock down high-profile media placements in local, national, and international media. With a passion for winning on behalf of his clients and friendly collaboration with the team needed to get there, Ryan has quickly built a reputation among industry peers as a go-to source for a solid story.

Ryan is a self-diagnosed audiophile who spends his downtime consuming music and art in various forms. He’s been an active member of Amnesty International for 20 years.