BUDD MISHKIN BIO 2020

Budd Mishkin has been a broadcast journalist for almost forty years.   He served as an anchor/correspondent for CBS News Radio Network from March 2019-May 2020.   Mishkin created and hosted the special “Back to the Garden” about the 1969 Woodstock Music and Art Festival, which earned a Silver Medal at the 2020 New York Festivals Radio Awards.

Mishkin spent 25 years as an anchor/reporter for NY1, New York City’s 24 hour television news channel.  He was one of the station’s founding journalists in 1992.

In 2003, he created NY1’s weekly series “One on 1 with Budd Mishkin,” profiling influential and intriguing New Yorkers from a wide range of fields.   From 2003-2017, the series profiled 400 prominent New Yorkers: poets and politicians, athletes and artists, the old timers and the rising stars. In 2012, the New York Press Club honored “One on 1 with Budd Mishkin” with its coveted Reverend Mychal Judge Heart of New York award.

From 1992-2017, Mishkin served as host and reporter for “Sports on 1: The Last Word,” NY1’s nightly sports show.   He covered many of New York’s biggest sports stories during that period, including the Stanley Cup and NBA playoffs, the World Series, Super Bowl and US Open.   Mishkin also conducted hundreds of in-studio sports interviews, including Mark Messier, Bill Bradley, Billie Jean King, Yogi Berra and many more.   Perhaps his favorite in studio interview was Jack Klugman, horse racing fan and owner, best known as Oscar Madison of The Odd Couple fame.

Mishkin has also created and hosted close to 100 nights of conversation at some of the most prestigious venues in New York and beyond.   His guests have included Bob Costas, Ira Glass, Harry Belafonte, Dan Rather, Judy Collins, Kirk Douglas, Wynton Marsalis, Danny Meyer and many more.

Mishkin was raised in Monroe, NY and earned a degree in International Relations at the University of Pennsylvania.   He spent a semester studying at the Pushkin Institute of Russian Language and Literature in Moscow and performs the music of the beloved Soviet poet Bulat Okudzhava.

Mishkin is married and is the proud father of a wonderful daughter who is a dutiful fan of The Dick Van Dyke Show and The Beatles.