Michael Russo

Michael has been with the County Communications Office since 2001 and oversees County multimedia ... including CNC TV and almost all county video content you see on the Web ... whether for external audiences or County employees.

Michael’s background is in broadcast news where he spent 16 years in San Diego radio and television as a reporter and anchor – first at the CBS and ABC radio affiliates, then at NBC San Diego, the NBC-owned television station here.

Occasionally, Michael teaches multimedia news writing at San Diego State University.

Michael holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism from San Diego State University, and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix. He has won numerous awards, including five regional Emmys, two “Golden Mikes”, and several awards from the San Diego Press Club and the Society of Professional Journalists.

Michael and his wife Karen – an interior designer – have a son named Sean. Experienced travelers, Michael and his family like to spend their free time seeing the world.