Position: Host; Brewers Extra Innings, Brewers Weekly, and Wisconsin Sports Weekend
Joined WTMJ: November 2012
After having been gone for nearly 13 years, Doug Russell re-joined the WTMJ sports team in 2012.
Doug first joined the WTMJ sports team in April 1996 after radio stints in Ripon, Oshkosh, and Fond du Lac. After leaving Radio City in March 2000, Doug spent seven years in national syndication at Sporting News Radio; and then another year-plus at Yahoo! Sports Radio before returning to Radio City last fall.
A 1990 graduate of Waukesha North and 1995 graduate of UW-Oshkosh, Doug has a wide and varied sports media background. He has been seen locally on FOX 6 (WITI), CBS 58 (WDJT), WMLW, and Time Warner Sportschannel. An Emmy nominee, among the events he has covered include five Super Bowl's, the Final Four, the World Series, The Masters, the Kentucky Derby, several PGA Championships, Rose Bowls, and MLB All-Star Games, the Davis Cup, and the US Open.
In addition to his network experience, Doug has had local radio stints in New York (WSNR), Los Angeles (KMPC), and Houston (KGOW). He has also been a featured writer for The Sporting News, Milwaukee Magazine, Inside Wisconsin Sports, OnMilwaukee.com, and Brewers GameDay.
Doug and his wife Erika reside in Pewaukee.