Russ Frushtick has been covering the world of video games and technology for over 15 years, and co-founded Polygon in 2012. In his role as director of special projects, he has paired grand editorial initiatives with exciting partners to create spectacular theme weeks, video series, and live events. His writing has been featured in The New York Times, New York magazine’s Vulture, The Verge, and Vox. He has also made appearances as an industry expert on BBC News, CNBC, and MTV, among others. Russ co-hosts a weekly gaming and entertainment podcast, The Besties, and is a member of BAFTA.