Russ Riesinger is a veteran television journalist who is thrilled to be back in the place where he started his career— his hometown of Billings. Russ joined the Q2 team in October of 2018 and anchors the 5:30 and 10 p.m. weeknight news on KTVQ and the Nine o’clock MTN Statewide news on the CW.
Russ comes to Q2 from Savannah, Ga. where he anchored the news for almost 15 years. He’s also worked for television stations in Charlotte and Raleigh, N.C., Charleston, W. Va., Chattanooga, Tenn., and Joplin, Mo.
During his more than three decades of experience in television news and sports, Russ has reported on everything from presidential campaigns to baseball’s World Series to some of the worst storms to ever hammer the East Coast.
Russ is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Chattanooga and also has a master’s degree from Gonzaga University. He was born and raised in Montana and graduated from Billings Senior High School.
Russ is the proud father of four children. Away from work, he enjoys spending time golfing, fishing, skiing and hanging out with his wife, Amy, and their three dogs.
If you have a story idea or would just like to say hello, you can reach Russ at Russ@ktvq.com.