J Russell joins Your Phoenix CW as a Multimedia Journalist for Positively Arizona and contributes to our digital platforms. Before returning home to Phoenix, J worked at KMID-TV in Midland, TX, KLAF in Lafayette, LA, and KBMT in Beaumont, TX. During that time he covered several major sporting events including the 2018 Western Conference Finals, Super Bowl LI in Houston, 2017 SEC Media Days, and the 2017 NBA All-Star Game. Now J has the ability to tell powerful stories outside of sports that spotlight Arizona’s culture. In his spare time he enjoys playing old school board games, go-kart racing, hiking, photography, rollerblading and traveling.
Q: Who’s your favorite CW Show character of all time?
A: Poochie Hall from The Game
Q: Is a hot dog a sandwich?
A: A very hot topic around the Your Phoenix CW newsroom, but I’m on the side that a hot dog a sandwich. Anything between two pieces of bread is considered a sandwich. Debate me.
Q: What do you enjoy most about working at Your Phoenix CW?
A: The freedom to be who you are! Your Phoenix CW is easily the best placed I’ve worked in my career with the most easy going staff and creative minds. It’s a joy to step inside this place every week.