Kris Martinez is a writer, producer, designer, and creative director. Since 2004, she has owned Martinez Creative Group, a WBENC-certified digital marketing agency near Chicago. MCG provides creative, branding, and digital communications for select clients on a national basis. Over the past 25 years, Kris and MCG’s team of creative professionals have produced award-winning campaigns across many industries.
Kris’s work has been published in Entropy, The Manifest-Station, Literary Mama, Iris Literary Journal, New Millennium Writings, and Enterprising Women Magazine where she was honored in 2018 as an Enterprising Woman of the Year. Kris has been a speaker for Crain’s Chicago Business on entrepreneurship and women-led business, has guest lectured at Chicago-area universities, and taught writing therapy for eight weeks at a level one psychiatric hospital near Chicago.
In 2020, Kris completed her MFA in Creative Nonfiction and Screenwriting from Antioch University Los Angeles.