J Russell

J Russell

Weekend Sports Anchor

J Russell is a Weekend Sports Anchor and Sports Multimedia Journalist for KMID Big 2 News.

J joined the Big 2 News team in February 2014. He started out as a Multimedia Journalist where he covered investigative pieces, most noticeably, the “Scam Report”.

J came to the area from MCTV in Phoenix Arizona where he covered NJCAA sports from December 2012 to January 2014. 

J is originally from the Valley of the Sun and attended Arizona State University, he is a proud Sun Devil. 

J has always been one to push others to pursue their dreams no matter the circumstances.

His name is only the letter “J”, he was named after basketball great, Julius Erving whose nickname is, “Dr. J”. 

When J isn’t at work, he enjoys listening to audiobooks, photography, watching basketball, traveling and spending time with his cat, “Marcus”. Some of his favorite sports teams are the Dallas Mavericks or Arizona Cardinals.

J is excited to be in the Permian Basin. If you have a story ideas for him, send him an email at jrussell@kmid.tv or follow J on Facebook and Twitter.



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