About The Author: Bryan Russo

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Bryan Russo returned to The Dispatch in 2015 to serve as News Editor after working as a staff writer from 2007-2010 covering the Ocean City news beat. In between, Russo worked as the Coastal Reporter for NPR-member station WAMU 88.5FM in Washington DC and WRAU 88.3 FM on the Delmarva Peninsula. He was the host of a weekly multi-award winning public affairs show “Coastal Connection.” During his five years in public radio, Russo’s work won 19 Associated Press Awards and 2 Edward R. Murrow Awards and was heard on various national programs like NPR’s All Things Considered, Morning Edition, APM’s Marketplace and the BBC. Russo also worked for the Associated Press (Philadelphia Bureau) covering the NHL and the NBA and is a critically acclaimed singer/songwriter and composer.

Upon Further Review: Did Council ‘Cave’ To Business Community Pressure By Dropping Ordinances?

OCEAN CITY – Did the Mayor and Council “cave” or did they “compromise?”That is the question many are asking in the resort this week after the proposed ordinances regarding new measures that would control unruly crowd behavior during off-season car shows was abandoned in lieu of the existing laws on Tuesday night, much to the… Read more »

OC Local Breaking Through Country Ranks, Thanks To Special ‘Superman’ Song

OC Local Breaking Through Country Ranks, Thanks To Special ‘Superman’ Song

Bryan RussoNews EditorOCEAN CITY – Rising country singer and former Ocean City local Jimmy Charles will always remember Sept. 1 as the day his wildest dreams came true.That’s the day the video for his current single “Superman”, premiered on CMT (Country Music Television).“My phone exploded,” recalls Charles. “They premiered it at 6 a.m., put it… Read more »