Adjunct Professorial Lecturer
School of Communication
MA, Public Communication, American University BA, History and Political Science, University of Rochester Study Abroad, Keele University (UK)
Adam Konowe is an adjunct professor of public communication and faculty adviser for student radio station WVAU. He is also vice president of client strategy at TMP Worldwide, where he specializes in business-to-business and business-to-government communications, primarily for aerospace and defense companies. Since 1999, he has represented some of the industry’s most recognizable brands while working for two firms, TMP and Sullivan Higdon & Sink. Earlier, he spent more than six years in broadcasting with C-SPAN, BizNet and PBS The Business Channel; he still accepts freelance assignments when possible. His article, "Media Training as a PR Catalyst: It's about Bucks, Not Just Buzz" was published by PRNews in the Media Training Guidebook (2013). He participated in crisis communications panels at the Flight Safety Foundation's 68th Annual International Air Safety Summit in 2015, followed by the 61st Annual Business Aviation Safety Summit in 2016. He also led two half-day marketing workshops for the Ontario Aerospace Council in 2017-2018. Adam is an active member of the National Press Club and multiple American and British aviation industry clubs. Outside of work, he is involved in a wide range of theatrical activities as a critically acclaimed director and lighting designer.