A Selection of Clips by Hal Conick


Reported features and essays

The Art of the Narrative Arc: Why Marketers Must Learn to be Storytellers, Marketing News magazine (NOMINATED: 2019 Folio Eddie Award for Instructional/How-to Content)(Magazine PDF)

Alpha Males and Subconscious Sales, Marketing News magazine (Magazine PDF)

The cancer patient had exhausted his options. Enter immunotherapy., Crain’s Chicago Business (Web PDF)

How Brands Can Help Consumers Green Up Their Act, Marketing News magazine

The West’s Great Marketing Opportunity in China, Marketing News magazine (Magazine PDF)

A Life, Redesigned, Marketing News magazine (Magazine PDF)

Going Solo: The Rise of the Gig Economy, Marketing News magazine (Magazine PDF)

The Digital Evolution of the Market Maven, Marketing News magazine (Magazine PDF)

A Night in the Life of the Chicago Bulls Digital Media Team, Marketing News magazine (Magazine PDF)

Read This Story to Learn How Behavioral Economics Can Improve MarketingMarketing News magazine (HONORABLE MENTION: 2018 Folio Eddie Award for Long-Form Feature Content) (Magazine PDF)

The Friendship that Changed Marketing ForeverMarketing News magazine (Magazine PDF)

The Evolution and Awakening of the Modern CMO, Marketing News magazine (WINNER: 2017 Folio Eddie Award for Best Single Feature Article) (Magazine PDF)

The Shooting Contagion: Looking at Violence as a Health Issue (Magazine PDF), Marketing Health Services magazine

The Past, Present and Future of AI in Marketing, Marketing News magazine

Is There a Biological Case for Criminal Justice Reform?Quillette

OK, Google, How Did Burger King Create the Longest 15-Second Ad in History?, Marketing News magazine (Magazine PDF)

How One Marketer Is Using Lemons to Educate the World About Breast Cancer, Marketing News magazine (Magazine PDF)


Nathan Hill on The Nix, Satirizing the Media, and Capturing the Absurdity of America in FictionSlate

Marketer Representation at the Board Level Can Drive Growth. So Why Are They Underrepresented?, Marketing News magazine (Magazine PDF)

How Fair Trade USA Tries to Make People Think Before They Buy, Marketing News magazine (Magazine PDF)

Why One Exec Thinks Infrastructure Is the Future of Advertising, Marketing News magazine

Message Over Medium: Why Advertisers Must Tune Up on Principles in the Digital Age, Marketing News magazine

Shorter pieces

What’s the Deal with the New Soda Tax?, Chicago magazine

The Numbers Behind the Lakefront Trail Separation, Chicago magazine

These Celebs Are Trying to Save CPS, Chicago magazine

CDC Reports Record Number of STIs, Chicago Health magazine

Tattoos and Piercings for Teens?, Chicago Health magazine

Reporting for trade publications

From Brooklyn to the world: How America’s 10th biggest craft brewer built its empire, Beverage Daily

Strong seaweed growth in snacking, nutrition expert says, Bakery and Snacks

Dairy companies can build trust through transparency, Dairy Reporter

Globalization and adaptation: The future of dairy cooperatives, Dairy Reporter

Even a small bit of peanut can cause a recall: Why you must fight allergens in baking, Bakery and Snacks

Class-action baked bread lawsuit dismissed against Whole Foods and other grocers, Bakery and Snacks

Why are there still so few women in plumbing?, Contractor magazine

Reporting on suburban Chicago

Family of five struggles with eviction disputeSuburban Life Publications

Priest pleas guilty to sexually assaulting boy, Suburban Life Publications

Teen pleads guilty to killing 'best friend' in drunk driving accident, Suburban Life Publications

St. Charles restaurant shut down on bad loans; employee alleges owner still owes him money, Suburban Life Publications

Digging in the crates with Kiss the Sky, Suburban Life Publications