CONTACT: ryannilandcw (at) gmail


Sr. Copywriter // ACD


Freelance Creative -Ryan Niland LTD- 2020- Current

Agencies: Media Arts Lab, Mullen Lowe LA, Johannes Leonardo, Special Group(AUS), Callen, Mojo Supermarket, The Martin Agency, Wolfgang LA, Swift, TBWA Chiat/Day, Sweetgreen, Translation LLC, Los York, Deutsch LA, Upwork (CD Role), WKNY, Ogilvy, Big Space Ship, Venables 

Wieden + Kennedy, Portland- Copywriter 2015-2020

Old Spice, KFC, Coca-Cola, Samsung, Corona, Secret Deodorant, American Indian College Fund, National Multiple Sclerosis Society


VCU Brandcenter 2015 - MA, Writing/Advertising

St. Mary's College of Maryland 2008 - BA History, African Studies

Other stuff

Script in 60 w/ Luke Barnett 2020 - Feature Screenwriting

Second City 2016 - Satire Writing for the Internet

Kevin Kelton Mentee 2015 - Sitcom Screenwriting

Parsons New School 2012 - Adobe CS6

Time Magazine's 2006 "Person of the Year"


2019 - British Arrow She Nose Best

2019- D&AD Wood Pencil The Foam Zone

2017- Adweek "Creative 100" / Adweek "14 Young Agency Creatives"

2017- D&AD Wood Pencil The Road

2017- D&AD Wood Pencil These Drying Times

2017- One Show Merit Lean Times