Donovan Russo is an MBA graduate who works for the Gersh Agency. Russo has also interned and/or worked for CNBC, Yahoo Finance, ABC, The Tonight Show and Zero Gravity Management. In 2020, Russo published the novel, "Steven's War." In his spare time, Russo likes to write, play piano and exercise.
“Russo weaves important discussions at the intersection of masculinity and sexual orientation in enlightening ways against a backdrop of a fast-paced and gripping thriller.” - Rich Ferraro, Chief Communications Officer, GLAAD
Donovan Russo completed three internships at CNBC, where he served as a PA for live and taped television programs, wrote features on prominent digital media influencers, as well as directly contributed to the establishment of CNBC's entertainment editorial division.
His time writing for CNBC led to an accumulation of over 3.2 million views, collaborations with Sony, AT&T, Peter Jackson's "Weta Digital," and multiple pop culture influencers that were able to drive SEO, leading to more overall reach.
Donovan's favorite publications below:
Two-time ‘Shark Tank’ alum and YouTube star on running a business during coronavirus
Why Hollywood movie-making may become more virtual in a post-coronavirus world
This guy became a millionaire at 24 by taking his shirt off on YouTube
Sony has big plans for Spider-Man cinematic universe, but a key hero is unavailable: Spidey
Marvel’s tricky battle over controversial director James Gunn’s role in ‘Guardians’
James Cameron’s ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ battles at box office to prove doubters wrong
Arianna Huffington on the next big thing in tech: Disconnecting from it
How Sony’s ‘Spider-Man: Into the SpiderVerse’ uses AR to put a new spin on the world-famous hero
How Coldplay, a band that says rock is ‘done’, grossed $500 million
Marvel’s most powerful character ever is a woman, and about to become a billion-dollar star
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Donovan Russo interned for Yahoo Finance during the summer of 2019. During his time there, Russo wrote 45 publications, generating over 6 million page views. Moreover, Russo broke the record for highest read story in the company's history with over 2.5 million views.
Donovan's favorite publications below:
Data suggests Walmart's biggest reason for store closures could be itself (RECORD BREAKING STORY)
Marvel's huge 'Phase 4' buzz leaves DC/Warner Bros on the outside looking in
Justice League' fans still clamor for a 'Snyder Cut' they'll probably never see
A billion-dollar webslinger: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ could reach box office milestone
Marvel Studios’ next heroic mission: Save the 'X-Men,' 'Fantastic Four'
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Donovan was awarded as a finalist for The Robert C. Troccoli Award at Seton Hall University for his paper, "How Firms Value Innovation."
A closeted war veteran takes vengeance on the criminals who run his city in a desperate attempt to cope with the losses of those closest to him.
A tormented survivor of sexual assault faces his childhood abuser when the dying man returns to town seeking an intimate relationship with him.
Writing samples that exemplify Donovan's understanding of the entertainment market space and his ability to breakdown narratives
Marketing audit for Marvel Studios (pdf)Download
How Streaming Services Have Changed Entertainment Forever (pdf)Download
Disney V. Sony: An Epic Blockbuster For The Ages (pdf)Download
Comparing "1984" to the "Handmaid's Tale" (pdf)Download
An analysis of "The House on Mango Street" through Foucault (pdf)Download
An Analysis of "Housekeeping" through "Sex In Public" (pdf)Download
"Sula" through Foucault (pdf)Download
A close reading of "Pnin" (pdf)Download
- Donovan currently works for the Gersh Agency
- Donovan recently graduated with his MBA
- Check out Donovan's 2020 novel, "Steven's War" below