john christopher burns DESIGN

Graphic design. For television, and more.

Cayman 27

An island feel for this century.

KOIN Local 6

A channel identity that felt like Portland.

WTVA 55th Anniversary ID

Serving folks for 55 years.

Online design

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

WKRG Mobile Pensacola

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

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


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

WVTM Birmingham

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

SuperStationWTBS, Cable's Most Popular Network.

Or it was in 1981.


Interactive design for set-tops everywhere.

First News on Fox

Extending the news brand across multiple channels.

WVTM Birmingham

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

33 WYTV: We believe in this valley.

Industrial-strength design for Youngstown.

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

Verizon FiOS1

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

Carolina's News Channel

is WYFF, Channel 4.

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.

A rendering of Atlanta's Plaza Theatre.

WKRG Mobile

Local television in the age of handheld devices.

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.

KPRC Channel 2

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

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

Bay News 9

Your news, all the time for Tampa Bay.

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