David Salisbury

Assistant Professor

AdZou, Strategic Communication

036 Walter Williams Hall
Missouri School of Journalism
Columbia, MO 65211  


B.S. ’10, Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism, West Virginia University

David Salisbury is an award-winning writer and creative lead with over 13 years of advertising, branding, and storytelling experience. He’s worked for global agencies abroad, for small mom-and-pop shops in his home state of West Virginia, and everywhere in between.

Throughout his career, he’s developed internal communication strategies and external, 360° campaigns for a range of clients including Verizon, IBM, and The TCS New York City Marathon. Outside of the office, he enjoys writing novels and screenplays, watching whatever sports are on, and chatting about all things pop culture. 

Updated: May 1, 2024