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Russell Media

Missional transmedia publisher creating positive change in culture through transforming content.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Boise, ID, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2008
  • Employees 6
  • Website

Company Summary

Russell Media is an early stage transmedia publishing firm focused on creating resources that lead to the positive transformation of society. Russell Media also provides strategic transmedia publishing services to cause organizations.


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    Mark Russell

    Mark L. Russell is founder and CEO of Russell Media ( He has a PhD in Intercultural Studies from Asbury Theological Seminary, a Master of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and a Bachelor of Science in International Business from Auburn University. His PhD thesis was on the topic of Business as Mission (BAM). Mark is a frequent public speaker and has worked as a consultant for a diverse set of organizations.

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    Ryan Hanson

    Ryan Hanson joined Russell Media’s team in 2011 after he moved to Boise to pursue his MBA at Boise State University. He holds a Bachelor of Science in International Business from Biola University. Ryan comes to Russell Media with years of international experience, most recently of which he spent in Uganda, working with farmers and grain processers to establish supply-chain and value-addition solutions.

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    Tyson Wise

    Tyson J. Wise has a MBA from Northwest Nazarene University, a Bachelors and Masters of Education from University of Idaho and BA Biblical Studies from Calvary Chapel Bible College. He enjoys giving back to his community through volunteer work with his church and Rotary International. Prior to joining Russell Media, Tyson worked in the financial industry at a local community bank and a Fortune 500 institution where he provided a variety of solutio

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    Laurie Russell

    Laurie D. Russell is the Chief Creative Officer of Russell Media. She has numerous publications to her credit. Laurie has worked for numerous law firms, a marketing company and a couple of publishing houses. She is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and has served as Stewardship Coordinator for the Boise Chapter of A Rocha, a Christian conservation organization.

    Laurie has lived and worked in Russia, Chile and Germany and has traveled to arou

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    Bobby Kuber

    Bobby Kuber is the Chief Marketing Officer of Russell Media. A graduate from Boise State University with Bachelor of Business Administration degree in both International Business and Marketing, Bobby has extensive knowledge of strategic market planning and brand promotion gained from years of past marketing, sales, and international experience in which he spent time studying international business at Université Catholique de Lyon-ESDES Commerce e


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    Christine Edwards

Previous Investors

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    Tyson Wise
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    Brent Russell
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    Mike McHargue