First Name: Russ
Last Name: Jenisch
Company Name: Denver Broncos
Past Affiliations: 2009-16: Demo Artist Trainer, Grass Valley; 2003-08: Cincinnati Reds, Director of Scoreboard Operations and Media Production; 1991-2005 Northern Kentucky University
Number of Golden Matrix Award Nominations: Not sure but guessing involved with many.
Golden Matrix Awards Won: Not sure but I believe a few.
Special Events: Numerous events including Fox Sports Ohio, ESPN, Big 10 Network, Fox, Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Browns, SportsTime Ohio, Sinclair Broadcasting, SEC Network, Big Screen Network and local, regional and national content providers.
Achievements / Innovations: The ability to teach, learn and listen from both the Allied membership and the Active membership. Russ has been both and is well respected in each!
Major Milestones: 30+ years in sports and Event Presentation/Production is a major milestone. Running a room in baseball and football.
Honors / Awards: Numerous
Way Nominee has Helped to Further the Industry: Russ’s insight, ability to find and polish talent along with his willingness to teach and learn from others makes him a great asset to IDEA and provides a long list of IDEA members that have come from his hiring and guidance.
Years of IDEA Membership: 15+
Years in the Industry: 30+
IDEA Leadership: Not sure of leadership positions but am aware that he was the gave the new member orientation in various years!
IDEA Role: Personally I believe that Russ embodies that every IDEA member should strive to achieve. He can listen, learn, teach and educate on many levels. He’s been both an Allied Member and Active Member given new member orientation on (I believe) numerous occasions and sat on numerous committees.
Character Beyond Reproach: I say it again that I believe that Russ embodies that every IDEA member should strive to achieve. He can listen, learn, teach and educate on many levels.
Special Consideration: IDEA is a better organization with Russ Jenisch as member. He is an asset to the organization and the industry as a whole.
Nominated by: Robert Teinowitz, Live Action Media