Donovan Russo:
A Multimedia Creator

My Resume

References are available upon requests!

Please enjoy my portfolio for CNBC!

Guardians of the Galaxy: a Disney blockbuster movie that needs a plan to save itself

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Marvel's most powerful character ever is a woman... Hollywood's next billion-dollar star

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'Venom' will put blockbuster superhero movies to the ultimate, villainous test

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Netflix's biggest daredevil move: Making blockbuster comic book movies for theaters

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Beyond Stan Lee: Big decisions for Marvel superhero stories and films in the future

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How independent movies, lagging in funding and promotion, are getting a boost from big media

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I have generated over 3.02 million page views for my work.

Coldplay: A $500 million success that also may be the last big 'rock' band in history

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Avengers' biggest 'Endgame' could be another $2 billion win at the box office worldwide

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How Sony's 'Spider-Man: Into the SpiderVerse' uses AR to put a new spin on a beloved superhero

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‘Bumblebee’ will test whether ‘burned out’ fans... come back to the moribund ‘Transformers'

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‘Black Panther’ could make Oscars history as first superhero movie to get Best Picture nomination

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I have proudly written 32 articles for CNBC.

‘The Punisher’ is back on Netflix, but comic book fans wonder if the antihero can survive 2019

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Super power grab: ‘Aqua Man’ and ‘Wonder Woman’ blockbuster wins shake up the DC ...

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Arianna Huffington on the next big thing in tech: Disconnecting from it

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James Cameron's 'Alita' battles at box office to prove doubters wrong

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Google is building a solar power project above fishing ponds in Taiwan, its first in Asia

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Interviews include Arianna Huffington & Robert Rodriguez.

'Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 3': James Gunn is back in, but Marvel may have lost...

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Bryce Harper's $330 million Phillies contract can't solve baseball's bigger spending problem

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China plans a solar power play in space that NASA abandoned decades ago

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Sony has big plans for Spider-Man cinematic universe, but a key hero is unavailable: Spidey

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Batman turns 80 today. He’s still fighting crime and delivering at the box-office

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After ‘Avengers: Endgame’: Marvel’s next big move may be a step back in time

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As well as YouTubers Jeremy Jahns & Greg O'Gallagher.

Disney does Deadpool:... could be Marvel’s leading man after ‘Avengers: Endgame’

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‘Avengers: Endgame’: Lead like a Marvel superhero in the workforce

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Bolsonaro backlash... Brazilian president calls into question corporate support of LGBT rights

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‘Avengers Endgame’: The not-so-hidden environmental politics of Marvel’s apocalyptic blockbuster

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I also reported on a diverse range of topics.

Yahoo Finance link to portfolio

About my time with Yahoo Finance

I was fortunate enough to spend summer 2019 with the Yahoo Finance family. During my time there, I wrote 45 pieces (mostly on markets and entertainment) and acted as a production assistant on shoots. My ultimate accomplishment for the company was breaking the record for highest read story, with over 2.5 million views! 

Story link below:

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/walmart-store-closures-may-be-caused-by-its-own-growth-study-172456954.html

About Me

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My Background

I currently live in New Jersey and will be attending Seton Hall University in the fall to pursue an MBA. I am a multimedia creator: screenplays, films, articles, short stories, poetry and music. 

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My Hobbies

My three favorite activities are writing screenplays, making short films and playing piano. Here is a picture from my show January 2018, promoting my album "The Pet Project". 

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My Latest Screenplay Project

"What's Bothering Damon King?" is the sixth screenplay that I have written. I am currently writing and editing drafts to submit into competitions. 

What's next for me!

Below are details regarding future projects and endeavors

Education


I am pursuing a Masters in Business Administration at Seton Hall University.


Internships


I currently intern with The Walt Disney Company at WABC 7, in their Investigative Unit.


Creative Writing


I am currently rewriting some old screen plays.


I have written two new shorts that I am looking to produce.


I have written a couple of new short stories.



Cinematography


 "The Crayon" is now available on Youtube.


"Life is beautiful." is now available on Youtube.

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Contact Me

Get in Touch!

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A few loglines from my short/ feature length screenplays

Sparks

A broken couple is stuck in an elevator on New Years Eve.

The Hardest Part

 Due to the heroin overdose of his brother, a selfish man is forced to face his estranged family for the first time in years.

The Crayon

When a man finds a crayon under his couch while working out, he chases after the dream that inevitably haunts him every moment of his life.

When The Candle Burns Out

A mother does not want her daughter to leave the dinner table.

What's Bothering Damon King?

When the priest who abused him as a child re-enters his life, Damon King is forced to save himself from reliving his dreadful past.


Short Stories and Essays to read

Please enjoy these stories and papers that I have written!

This Man's Life (pdf)

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A Boy and his Pa (pdf)

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One With The Water (pdf)

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The Crayon (pdf)

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Comparing "1984" to the "Handmaid's Tale" (pdf)

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An Analysis of "Housekeeping" through "Sex In Public" (pdf)

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"Sula" through Foucault (pdf)

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A close reading of "Pnin" (pdf)

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An analysis of "The House on Mango Street" through Foucault (pdf)

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A Southern Delight (pdf)

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When it wasn't that unbearable (pdf)

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Sparks (pdf)

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When The Candle Burns Out (pdf)

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Marketing audit for Marvel Studios (pdf)

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A critique of Facebook's ethics (pdf)

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A Feature Written About Me By Javier Reyes, The Montclarion

"What's Your Inspiration?" Podcast, with Fox Beyer

In this episode, I return to the WYI? podcast to discuss my new album, "The Speed Of Light".

Podcast With, "TED Talk" Speaker, Fox Beyer

I was granted the great privilege to be interviewed on Mr. Beyer's podcast last November. We discuss music, sports and my 2017 album, "The Pet Project".