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 will be pursuing a Masters in Business Administration at Seton Hall University.


Internships


I will be joining The Walt Disney Company at WABC 7 this fall as an intern in their Investigative Unit.


Creative Writing


I am currently rewriting some old screen plays, preparing them for competitions and literary agencies.


I will be releasing at least two new short stories this summer.


I am also in the process of writing a novella about a super hero.


Cinematography


 "The Crayon" is now available on Youtube.


"Dysmorphia" is in production.

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Contact Me

Get in Touch!

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Screenplay loglines- Contact me if you would like to read!

A Bad Day In LA

A bad day in Los Angeles occurs for a group of unique investors when the budget for their movie is stolen.

The Hardest Part

Through the death of his brother, a man learns to reconcile with his family and to appreciate the woman who he subconsciously loves.

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.

Short Stories and Essays to read

Please enjoy these stories and papers that I have written!

J40 Fever (pdf)

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Over The Hills And Far Away (pdf)

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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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Dysmorphia (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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The use of Gender and Oppression through "Nervous Conditions" (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 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".