RESUME

Kathryn Russ

Award Winning Producer

PRODUCER

  • ’18 WADE BOWEN Mini- Documentary
  • ’18 Artists of the Year- CMT (story/package producer) Theme – Celebrating Women in Country Music.
  • ’18 Research and conduct interviews w/ guest judges – REAL COUNTRY/ USA NETWORK (Wynonna, Sara Evans, Trace Adkins, Hunter Hayes, Devin Dawson, Kane Brown, Craig Wiseman)
  • ’18- EPK – Darren Mulligan- We Are Messenger (and editor)
  • ’18- Hootie and The Blowfish (Research & Produce for potential documentary (& editor of sizzle reel)
  • ’18 CMT AWARDS – Segment Producer (post supervise)
  • ’18 Redemption Road Rescue  (horse rescue) PSA & event intro video (for Tanya Tucker)
  • ‘17 AT&T AUDIENCE CHANNEL- SHOT IN LOS ANGELES – CYCLE 4 (over 20 artists and bands)
  • ’17 Who’s The Girl? The Story of Ashley Cleveland (Documentary) –  KNOXVILLE FILM FEST- WINNER  1) 1st Place Tennessee Film Documentary 2) 1st Place Documentary Feature  3) Audience Favorite – Tennessee Film Documentary. (Supervising Producer & Writer)
  • ’17 AT&T AUDIENCE CHANNEL- SHOT IN LOS ANGELES – CYCLE 3 (over 20 artists and bands)
  • ’17 AT&T AUDIENCE in AZ (FINAL FOUR) BLOCK PARTY- Keith Urban, Head & The Heart, Justin Moore, Michael Ray
  • ’17 AT&T AUDIENCE SUPERBOWL CONCERT, HOUSTON, TX – Chain Smokers, Sam Hunt

Producer/ Post Supervisor 2004 – 2016 – CMT Crossroads

CMT Crossroads: Jason Derulo & Luke Bryan
  • Jason Derulo & Luke Bryan
  • Cheap Trick & Jennifer Nettles
  • Lynryd Skynryd & Brantley Gilbert
  • John Legend & Lee Ann Womack
  • Katy Perry & Kacey Musgraves
  • The Band Perry & Fall Out Boy (& editor)        
  • Journey & Rascal Flatts
  • The Avett Brothers & Randy Travis  
  • Steven Tyler & Carrie Underwood
  • The Doobie Brothers & Luke Bryan
  • Train & Martina McBride          
  • John Mayer & Keith Urban (& editor)
  • Shooter Jennings & Jamey Johnson (& editor)
  • Alison Krauss & Robert Plant (& editor)
  • Trisha Yearwood & Babyface (& editor)           
  • Lindsey Buckingham & Little Big Town (& editor)         
  • Bonnie Raitt & Lyle Lovett (& editor)
  • Los Lonely Boys & Ronnie Milsap (& editor)
  • John Fogerty & Keith Urban (& editor)
  • Nick Jonas & Thomas Rhett
  • Rob Thomas & Charles Kelley
  • REO Speedwagon & Sara Evans
  • OneRepublic & Dierks Bentley (& editor)
  • Willie Nelson at Third Man Records
  • Stevie Nicks & Lady A
  • Mumford & Sons & Emmylou Harris
  • Bob Seger  & Jason Aldean
  • Sting & Vince Gill
  • The Pretenders & Faith Hill
  • Steve Miller & Kenny Chesney (& editor)
  • Bryan Adams & Jason Aldean (& editor)
  • Def Leppard & Taylor Swift (& editor)
  • LeAnn Rimes & Joss Stone (& editor)
  • Bruce Hornsby & Ricky Skaggs (& editor)
  • Rosanne Cash & Steve Earle (& editor)           
  • Bon Jovi & Sugarland (& editor)
  • Lionel Richie & Kenny Rogers (& editor)
  • Lynryd Skynryd & Montgomery Gentry (& editor)

Producer (continued)

  • ’16 AT&T AUDIENCE CHANNEL- SHOT IN LOS ANGELES – CYCLE 2 (over 20 artists and bands)
  • ’15 Nashville Salutes- Medal of Honor Recipient packages for the Grand Ole Opry Event.
  • ’15 #WeSparkChange (for Feeding America and My Country Nation) Web Content
  • ‘14 CMT Inside Fame with Hunter Hayes/CMT- Producer, writer
  • ’14 The Chuck Wagon Gang – Meeting in Heaven (and editor)- PBS – Producer, writer (for Marty Stuart)
  • 2009 – 2014 The Marty Stuart Show Seasons 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 / RFD-TV
  • ‘12 NOTEWORTHY at the Opry/Supervising Producer-High Five Entertainment/GAC
  • ‘11 Day Jobs- Season One/GAC (Taillight TV)
  • ’11 MUSIC BUILDS: The CMT Disaster Relief Concert/CMT, CNN
  • ’10 Dolly Celebrates 25 Years of Dollywood HALLMARK (Taillight TV)
  • ’09 Jason Aldean WIDE OPEN/GAC (Broken Bow Records)
  • ’09 Dierks Bentley FEEL THAT FIRE (Creative Producer) /GAC (Taillight TV)
  • ’08 GAC STAR (Producer) GAC (Taillight TV)
  • ’08 Nashville Star (Post Story Producer) for 495 Productions/NBC
  • ’08 Can You Duet (Senior Story Producer) for Fremantle Prods/CMT
  • ’07 Marty Stuart’s “Sparkle and Twang” video installations for the TN State Museum
  • ’07 CMA Celebrity Close Up-Ryman (and editor) /GAC
  • ’06 CMA Celebrity Close Up -Wildhorse (and editor)//GAC
  • ’05 CMA Celebrity Close Up – Ryman(and editor)//GAC
  • ’06 CMT Insider Special Edition with Toby Keith /CMT
  • ’05 Katrina Stories for ReAct Now (and editor) /CMT, MTV, VH1
  • ’04 Shop at Home HGTV Dream Home/Shop at Home/HGTV

Director/Editor

  • ’18 Stuffy Shmitt – Music Video (When the World Doesn’t Love You)
  • ’14 The House United – Music Video (Emergency) -artists: Carmel Paradise
  • ’13 JD and the Straight Shot- Music Video
  • ’07- David Briley for Mayor- “Lockeland Elementary” – Briley on education/WEB
  • ’02 Documentary Director Down the Old Plank Road with the Chieftains/EPK
  • ’02 Documentary Director Live at the Wildhorse & ZZ Top Tribute/TNN
  • ’02 Documentary Director James Last a World of Music / DVD & PBS
  • ’02 Multi-cam Director Reebok Human Rights Awards/Oxygen
  • ’01 Multi-cam Director Strictly Bluegrass Concert in Golden Gate Park, SF
  • ’01 Documentary Director O’ Brother and Beyond /CMT
  • ’01 Documentary Director Live at the Wildhorse with various artists /TNN
  • ’01 Documentary Director Classic Rock with Jethro Tull, Night Ranger, Edgar Winter & the Tubes/TNN
  • ’01 Director – Kirk Whalum’s Grammy nominated Hymns in the Garden / Enhanced CD
  • ’01 Director – Nashville Independent Film Festival commercial
  • ‘01 Doc. Director Glen Campbell In Concert Behind the Scenes /DVD & PBS
  • ‘00 Multi-cam Director/Assoc. Producer/ Supervising Editor Sounds of the Season w/ Kathy Mattea /APT
  • ‘00 Documentary Director/Assoc. Prod/Writer/ Sprvsng Editor The Making of BLAST! /PBS
  • ‘00 Documentary Director/Assoc. Prod/Sprvsng Editor James Last, Gentleman of Music /PBS
  • ‘00 Documentary Director George Benson, Absolute Benson /PBS
  • ‘99 Documentary Director/Assoc. Prod/ Sprvsng Editor The Players /TNN
  • ‘98 Director- Nashville Independent Film Festival –  ADDY AWARD WINNER
  • ‘98 Documentary Director/Assoc. Producer/ Supervising Editor Tammy Wynette, Remembered /TNN
  • ‘97 Documentary Director/Assoc. Producer/ Supervising Editor Merle Haggard, Workin’ Man /TNN
  • ‘96 Documentary Director/Assoc. Producer/ Supervising Editor Conway Twitty, Hello Darlin’’/TNN
  • ‘95, ‘96 & ‘97 Documentary Director Monday Night Concerts w/ Ricky Skaggs /TNN

Producer/Director

  • ’09 The Carter Twins Music Video “So What”
  • ’09 The Carter Twins “Claudette” for Roy Orbison Tribute in Europe (& Editor)
  • ’08 All About Women :30 PSA x 3
  • ’07-Nashville Star Webisodes / Backstage Access with Wix Wichmann  (and writer)/ WEB
  • ’06-Nashville Star Webisodes / Backstage Access with Wix Wichmann  (and writer)/ WEB
  • ‘04-The People Speak w/Sam Donaldson, Ted Turner and Al Gore/ ABC cable
  • ‘04-In the Moment with Gretchen Wilson Documentary(County Line Prods) (also DP) / CMT
  • ‘04-Flame Worthy Video of the Year Awards Show/CMT (An hour long tease for the Awards Show)
  • ’03 Country’s Hottest Hookups / CMT

Associate Producer & Editor

2001-2004 CMT Crossroads

  • Heart & Wynonna
  • Toby Keith, Steve Tyler, Joe Perry & Willie Nelson
  • Pat Benatar & Martina McBride
  • John Mellencamp & Kenny Chesney
  • James Taylor & The Dixie Chicks
  •  Elton John & Ryan Adams     
  • Kid Rock & Hank Williams Jr.
  • John Mayer & Brad Paisley
  • Dave Matthews & Emmylou Harris
  • Melissa Etheridge & Dolly Parton
  • Ray Charles & Travis Tritt
  • Sheryl Crow & Willie Nelson
  • Brooks and Dunn & ZZ Top

Segment Producer

  • 2018- post super CMT AWARDS- truck reels
  • ’17 Kenny Rogers All in for The Gambler- Farewell Concert- writer for stage and Second Unit it Story Producer.- Blackbird Presents
  • 2014,’13 & ‘12 Artists of the Year- Bio packages on Winners/CMT
  • ’11 CMA Red Carpet/Story Producer/CMT
  • ’11 Invitation Only (Jason Aldean & Martina McBride) / CMT
  • ’10 FARM AID in Milwaukee/DIRECT TV
  • ’07 Songs of the Year / GAC
  • ’06 CMT Dedicated- Several 3-4 minute stories/various/ (and editor) CMT
  • ‘05 Miss America – 1 minute Packages/CMT
  • ’05 Saturday Night Special (Superbowl Show) With Lynryd Skynryd/CMT
  • ’04 Keith Urban Who Wouldn’t Wanna be Here? – Spring Break Special/CMT
  • ’03 100 Greatest Country Songs Concert/CMT
  • ’03 Rascal Flats Melt on the Beach – Spring Break Special / CMT

Post Production Supervisor/Screen Supervisor

  • ’17 American Football Coach Awards- AFCA
  • ’16 CMT Music Awards/CMT
  • ’14 CMT Artists of the Year/CMT
  • ’14 ACCA’s/Dick Clark Prods.
  • ’13 CMT Music Awards/CMT
  • ’13 CMT Artists of the Year/CMT
  • ’11 CMT Music Awards/CMT
  • ’09 CMT Music Awards/CMT
  • ’08 CMT Music Awards/CMT
  • ’08 CMA red carpet/ABC (Screen Supervisor only)
  • ’07 CMT Music Awards/CMT    
  • ’05 CMT Music Awards/CMT
  • ’06 CMT Music Awards/CMT
  • ’04 Flameworthy Awards/CMT
  • ’03 Flameworthy Awards/CMT
  • ‘03 100 Greatest Country Songs Concert/CMT
  • ‘03 Miss America /ABC
  • ’03 DOVE Awards/PAX

Editor 

  • ’16- Hunter Hayes concert– Direct TV/AT&T
  • ’16- Hank Junior Music Special “It’s About Time”  – Direct TV/AT&T
  • ’15- Hunter Hayes “21” & Jana Kramer “I Got the Boy” music edits, Direct TV CMA Red Carpet
  • ’14- The Marty Stuart Show- JR & ME 1 hour Special /RFD-TV
  • ’13 – The Marty Stuart Show- 1 hour Special shot in Philadelphia, Mississippi /RFD-TV
  • ’11- The Marty Stuart Show- Shows 1-10 and Nashville Volume 1- Season 3/RFD-TV
  • ’10 Various corporate packages for George P Johnson/Jason Aldean, Jewel & Little Big Town
  • ’09 FARM AID – farmer’s packages & LIVE editor on-site/DIRECT TV
  • ’09 Inauguration 2009: OBAMA- Feel the Change – New Orleans Packages/MTV
  • ’08 Introducing Jamey Johnson / GAC
  • ’06 CMT Dedicated- Several 3-4 minute lifestyle stories/ various/ CMT
  • ’06 Crossroads with Bonnie Raitt & Lyle Lovett/CMT
  • ’05 Katrina Stories for ReAct Now /CMT, MTV, VH1
  • ‘00 Offline & Supervising Editor Jim Brickman, My Romance /PBS
  • ‘99 Offline & Supervising Editor Editor Paul Anka, Night of a Liftime /PBS
  • ‘99 Offline & Supervising Editor Swing It w/ Rosemary Clooney /APT
  • ‘99 Offline & Supervising Editor The Art of the Tretyakov & the Music of Gary Morris /PBS
  • ‘99 Offline & Supervising Editor A Night with Secret Garden /PBS
  • ‘98 Offline & Supervising Editor Front Row Center /TNN
  • ‘97 Offline Lilith Fair /PPV
  • ‘96 Offline & Supervising Editor Wynonna Judd, Revelations /CBS
  • ‘96 Offline & Supervising Editor Reba McEntire, Starting Over/CBS
  • ‘95 & ‘96 Offline & Supervising Editor Kathie Lee Gifford, Christmas Specials /CBS
  • ‘95, ‘96 & ‘97 Offline Monday Night Concerts w/ Ricky Skaggs/TNN
  • ‘94 Offline/OnlineThe Road /Tribune Syndication
  • ‘93 Online Eyes on the Prize II /PBS
  • ‘93 Online Bob Vila’s Home Again /Syndication

Prior Job Experience

  • 7/’01-Present Freelance Director/Producer/ Editor -AVID/FCP (some Adobe Premeiire)
  • 9/’94-7/’01 Documentary Director/Segment Producer/ Offline Editor/ Supervising Editor for High Five Entertainment/MCD, Nashville, TN Editing performed on the Lightworks and AVID
  • 2/’94-9/’94 Sony Online Editor/CF Video Watertown, MA
  • 2/‘88-2/’94 CMX Online Editor/Multivision Inc., Needham, MA
  • ’87 Bartender, St. John, USVI
  • ‘86-’87 CMX Online Editor/Jaguar Television Productions, Charlestown, MA
  • ‘84-’86 Assistant Editor/Video One Boston, MA

Education

B.A. English and Communications Mass College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA   

References available upon request.