On Thursday, November 1, 2018, Budd Mishkin will interview Bill Irwin live from the Irish Rep mainstage immediately following that evening’s performance of On Beckett. This event is free and open to anyone who attended that evening’s performance.
Budd Mishkin is a broadcast journalist, interviewer, live event host, public speaker, and panel moderator. He was one of NY1’s original anchor/reporters in 1992 and spent 25 years at the news channel.
In 2003, he created a weekly series entitled “One on 1 with Budd Mishkin,” profiling influential and intriguing New Yorkers. In all, “One on 1” profiled some 400 prominent New Yorkers, from Kurt Vonnegut to Frank McCourt, Spike Lee to Audra McDonald, Mario Cuomo to Jimmy Breslin: poets and politicians, athletes and artists, the old timers and the rising stars.
From 1992-2017, Mishkin served as a sports anchor/reporter, covering a wide variety of New York sports stories and anchoring NY1’s nightly show “Sports on 1: The Last Word.”
In addition to his news and sports work, Mishkin frequently hosts events and moderates panels at venues throughout New York and New Jersey, including the 92nd St. Y, the Museum of the City of New York, the World Science Festival and others. His guests on stage have included Wynton Marsalis, Pete Hamill, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, John Turturro, Kirk Douglas, Suzanne Vega, Ed Koch, Harry Belafonte, Gloria Steinem, Graham Nash, Steven Van Zandt, Bob Costas, Dan Rather, Maggie Haberman and many more.