Most recently, Daniel Russo

2016:  NBC Universal -  Animator, Art Directed the weekend dayside newscasts, spearheading technological and logistic changes of daily work flows to newer technologies, using Viz Artist and other technologies.

2013:  AJMN - Art Director programming, Managed 12 artists and work flows for 2D, 3D & Viz animations & designs, 

2013:  American Graphic Design Award - Current TV - For Politically Direct, Branding and Design

2011:  Art Director - Current TV - Art Director of Countdown with Keith Olbermann, Viewpoint and The Young Turks.  Supervised daily artists and liaison between the graphics department and production and editorial departments.

2010:  PEABODY AWARD - CNN - For Coverage of the Gulf Oil Spill

2008:  PEABODY AWARD - CNN - For Significant and Meritorious Achievement in Broadcasting and Cable

2007:  PRODUCTION DESIGNER - CNN - Designer, 2D & 3D animator and modeler for CNN's Anderson Cooper 360˚, Situation Room, American Morning and Lou Dobbs.  Also contributed to CNN Money, Your Money, Paula Zahn Out in the Open, Fareed Zakaria GPS and John King U.S.A.

2004:  SR. GRAPHIC DESIGNER - SHOPDRESS - Created and directed all graphics and marketing materials for e-commerce web presence and print production and fashion photographer

2003:  ANIMATOR AT STAR DUST - Created animation for Pier One Commercial

2003:  ANIMATOR AT MTV - Created Animations for Taildaters, TRL, the 2003 Video Music Awards, including Pre & Post Show events, Wild Boyz and Spanking New Series.

2002:  EMMY AWARD - For “Contributions to reporting the momentous events beginning on      September 11, 2001”

2000:  ADJUNCT PROFESSOR - F.I.T. - Wrote course outlines for Cutting Edge Web Design, three Multimedia courses for Fashion Design & Communication Departments.

1999:  ART DIRECTOR/ ANIMATOR/ DESIGNER - MSNBC - Designed for the News with Brian Williams, Hardball with Chris Matthews, Barnical, The NFL Now with Mike Francesa, Art Directed, Animated Net Casts for: MLB’s 2001 All Star Game,, The Oscars with Jannette Walls, Inside the XLF and Video Headlines

1997:  GRAPHIC DESIGNER - NBC - Freelance Designer for NBC Sports, Today, NBC Nightly News, NBC News at Sunrise and The Olympic Show

1998:  EMMY NOMINATION - NBC SPORTS - For Outstanding Graphic Design


1995:  GRAPHIC ARTIST - NEWS 12 - Art Directed evening Newscasts, trained graphic designers on hardware & software

1993:  SR. GRAPHIC DESIGNER - IBM - Supervised and Art Directed three graphic departments for the Connecticut/ Upper New York Trading Area.  Designed IBM presentation and promotional materials for the Special Olympics,

1992:  FREELANCED - 

SONY Records, CBS Records, Gianni Versace (Photographer at the Fashion Institute of Technology)