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Dave Krisanda

Creative Consultant / Producer

Dave Krisanda is known as “Mr. Creativity” at Ryan Leckey Media. Give Dave an idea and in no time at all he’ll come up with an entire campaign to deliver an organization's message.

Dave has decades of television news production experience. Before becoming a Creative Content Producer for Ryan Leckey Media, Dave served as the Executive News Producer at WNEP-TV Channel 16, a highly rated ABC affiliate in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area serving 19 counties in northeastern and central Pennsylvania.

As Executive News Producer, Dave oversaw all elements of news programs. He helped inspire and manage a talented, passionate staff of news reporters and newscast producers. The overriding goal throughout Dave’s television news career was to create interesting and informative newscasts that always put the viewers first.

Dave is also a partner in Real Newscasters LLC, a company that produces “newscaster segments” with professional newscasters playing the role of newscasters in entertainment programs. Newscasters anchor various newscast scenes using scripts provided by entertainment production companies. While at WNEP, Dave produced newscast segments that aired on network programs including Designated Survivor on ABC and Netflix, Quantico on ABC and Mr. Robot on USA Network.  With Real Newscasters LLC, Dave has continued to work with entertainment programs and recently produced “newscaster segments” for The Consultant on Amazon Prime.

Along with his current work with Ryan Leckey Media and Real Newscasters LLC, Dave is a Local News Content Consultant for Coastal Television, a media company that operates television and radio stations in nine markets.

Dave is a native of northeastern Pennsylvania and a graduate of the University of Scranton. 

Before television, Dave began his media career as a radio newscaster in Scranton.

In his spare time, Dave enjoys traveling, walks with his dog, Goliath and spending time with family and friends at his home at Moosic Lakes.

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