Annie Russell is a radio journalist living in Burlington, Vermont. She is currently working as deputy news director at Vermont Public Radio. She writes newscasts, reports stories and serves as a substitute segment host. She’s produced live and pre-recorded broadcasts and has worked on both breaking news and feature stories.
She is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School, where she focused in radio.
In past lives she has been a freelance podcast producer, live sound engineer, music writer, sound editor for music video, social worker, music director, and video store clerk. She’s interned or volunteered with WNYC, WBAI and WFMU’s Free Music Archive.
She performs stand-up comedy all over New England. She’s opened for Marc Maron on the “Too Real Tour” and regularly performs at Vermont Comedy Club. She was a 2015 and 2017 finalist for Seven Days’ ‘Best Stand-Up Comic,’ a reader’s choice award.
Her email address is annie.m.russell [at] gmail.com and/or arussell [at] vpr.net