john christopher burns DESIGN

Graphic design. For television, and more.

A rendering of Atlanta's Plaza Theatre.

WVTM Birmingham

When severe weather strikes in Alabama, they've got it covered.

KOIN Local 6

A channel identity that felt like Portland.

WKRG Mobile

Local television in the age of handheld devices.

News 8 Austin

Back when Time Warner Cable wanted their 24 hour news channels to have a distinctive look in each market, this felt like Austin to me.

WVTM Birmingham

Alabama‘s 13 is a channel at home on all devices.

Bay News 9

Your news, all the time for Tampa Bay.

First News on Fox

Extending the news brand across multiple channels.

A re-creation of a Grass Valley 300 production switcher, down to the last knob. Analog! NTSC!

Online design

Web design, templates, CSS, JS, and HTML for the modern world.

Being Mary Jane

Gabrielle Union plays a fictional newscaster at a 24 hour cable news network, and when they needed set backdrop graphics that looked authentic, I got the call.

Quad VTRs (Ampex 1200Bs, to be precise) from the dawn of television.

33 WYTV: We believe in this valley.

Industrial-strength design for Youngstown.

WTVA 55th Anniversary ID

Serving folks for 55 years.

SuperStationWTBS, Cable's Most Popular Network.

Or it was in 1981.

Verizon FiOS1

A 3D football game and 24 hour news for NY, NJ, and DC.

KPRC Channel 2

Long-lived logo design, big as all of Texas.

WKRG Mobile Pensacola

These days, stations don't just want to be watched—they want to be liked and followed.

Cayman 27

An island feel for this century.


Because when you cover all of Puerto Rico, that's just super in any language.


Interactive design for set-tops everywhere.

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