ADAM BUCKMAN: Event moderator

Adam Buckman is in demand as a moderator of live, on-stage panel discussions and one-on-one interviews.  Complete list of events moderated by Adam Buckman:

To book Adam Buckman for your media event …  Contact him here: adambuckman14@gmail.com

‘BREAKTHROUGH’: NEW YORK CITY PREMIERE SCREENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION

WHEN: Oct. 29, 2015

WHAT: New York City premiere and screening of National Geographic Channel’s new science and technology series “Breakthrough.”  Panel discussion with the executive producer and six scientist-participants.

WHO:

Moderator: Adam Buckman

Panelists:

  • Trish Aelker, Program Manager, Exoskeleton Technologies, Lockheed Martin (Episode: “More Than Human”)

  • Laura Deming, Partner, Longevity Fund (Episode: “The Age of Aging”)

  • Dr. John Dye, Viral Immunology Branch Chief, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (Episode: “Fighting Pandemics”)

  • Eric Fitch, Founder and CEO, Purpose Energy (Episode: “Energy on the Edge”)

  • Kurt Sayenga, Executive Producer, “Breakthrough,” Asylum Entertainment

  • Dr. John Schenck, Senior Principal Scientist, General Electric Global Research     Center (Episode: “Decoding the Brain”)

  • Cindy Wallis-Lage, President, Black & Veatch’s Water Business (Episode: “Water Apocalypse”)

WHERE: Paley Center for Media, New York

SPONSORED BY: National Geographic Channel

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‘THE 2000s: A NEW REALITY’: NEWSMAKERS PANEL

WHEN: July 8, 2015

WHAT: New York premiere and screening followed by a panel discussion with five newsmakers featured in the National Geographic Channel documentary “The 2000s: A New Reality.”

WHO:

Moderator: Adam Buckman

Panelists:

  • Donato Dalrymple, the man who found the 6 year-old Cuban refugee Elian Gonzalez floating on an inner tube in the waters near Miami in 2000

  • Andy Grignon, part of the development team that created the Apple iPhone

  • John Keller, hero of hurricane Katrina in New Orleans

  • Richard Hatch, winner of the first season of “Survivor” on CBS in summer 2000

  • Sherron Watkins, whistleblower who told the world about the Enron mess

  • Jane Root, Executive Producer of “The 2000s: A New Reality”

WATCH:

WHERE: Paley Center for Media, New York

SPONSORED BY: National Geographic Channel

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AWESOME JOBS: TV SHOWRUNNER

WHEN: Nov. 25, 2013

WHAT: A one-on-one interview with Clyde Phillips, Executive Producer and Showrunner on “Nurse Jackie” and, formerly, “Dexter.”

WHOInterviewer: Adam Buckman, Guest: Clyde Phillips

Adam Buckman (left) with producer Clyde Phillips on-stage in New York, November 2013.

Adam Buckman (left) with producer Clyde Phillips, Nov. 25, 2013.

WHERE: NYIT Auditorium, New York

SPONSORED BY: The Center for Communication, New York

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TURN YOUR TELEVISION DREAMS INTO REALITY

WHEN: March 26, 2013

WHAT: A panel discussion with four top network executives involved in developing reality TV shows.

WHO:

Moderator: Adam Buckman

Panelists:

  • Drew Tappon, Vice President of Non-Fiction and Alternative Programming, A&E and BIO

  • Jason Carey, Vice President of Production, Animal Planet Media

  • Anthony Horn, Senior Vice President of Current Programming, truTV

  • Jackie French, Senior Vice President of Production, MTV

Adam Buckman (inset) with panelists (l-r) Drew Tappon, Jackie French, Anthony Horn and Jason Carey, March 26, 2013

Adam Buckman (inset) with panelists (l-r) Drew Tappon, Jackie French, Anthony Horn and Jason Carey, March 26, 2013

WHERE: NYIT Auditorium, New York

SPONSORED BY: The Center for Communication, New York

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WRITER’S ROOM: IS TV BETTER THAN EVER?

WHEN: Nov. 13, 2012

WHAT: A panel discussion with three top television writers/producers.

WHO:

Moderator: Adam Buckman

Panelists:

  • Terence Winter, Creator, Writer and Executive Producer, “Boardwalk Empire”

  • Brian Burns, Writer and Executive Producer, “Blue Bloods”

  • Andrew Lenchewski, Creator, Writer and Executive Producer, “Royal Pains”

Adam Buckman (left) with (l-r) panelists Terence Winter ("Boardwalk Empire"), Andrew Lenchewski ("Royal Pains") and Brian Burns ("Blue Bloods"), Brooklyn, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2012.

Adam Buckman (left) with (l-r) panelists Terence Winter (“Boardwalk Empire”), Andrew Lenchewski (“Royal Pains”) and Brian Burns (“Blue Bloods”), Brooklyn, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2012.

WHERE: Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts, Long Island University, Brooklyn campus

SPONSORED BY: The Center for Communication, New York

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HBO: A LOOK INSIDE

WHEN: Nov. 23, 2010

WHAT: A panel discussion for international TV executives on the development process that leads to the creation of HBO’s best shows.

WHO:

Moderator: Adam Buckman

Panelists:

  • Michael Lombardo, President of Programming, HBO

  • Terence Winter, Creator and Executive Producer, “Boardwalk Empire”

  • Doug Ellin, Creator and Executive Producer, “Entourage”

WHERE: HBO Auditorium, New York

SPONSORED BY: HBO

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DRAMATIC SERIES: A NEW GOLDEN AGE

WHEN: Nov. 16, 2010

WHAT: A panel discussion on dramatic TV series – how they’re developed, pitched, produced and paid for.

WHO:

Moderator: Adam Buckman

Panelists:

  • Tana Nugent Jamieson, Senior Vice President of Drama Programming, A&E

  • Todd A. Kessler, Co-creator/Executive Producer, “Damages”

  • Joe Lazarov, Producer/Director, “Gossip Girl”

  • Sam Linsky, Senior Vice President of Current Programming, TNT and TBS

Adam Buckman (left) with panelists (l-r) Joe Lazarov, Tana Nugent Jamieson, Todd Kessler and Sam Linsky, Nov. 16, 2010

Adam Buckman (left) with panelists (l-r) Joe Lazarov, Tana Nugent Jamieson, Todd Kessler and Sam Linsky, Nov. 16, 2010.

WHERE: HBO Auditorium, New York.

SPONSORED BY: The Center for Communication, New York

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FUNNY BUSINESS: WRITING FOR LATE NIGHT

FUNNY BUSINESS: Five late-night comedy writers came together Tuesday night (March 30) in New York for a panel discussion on the art of comedy writing for television. The writers (front row, l-r): Erik Kenward, “Saturday Night Live”; Bashir Salahuddin, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”; Jason Ross, "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"; J.R. Havlan, "The Daily Show"; and Diallo Riddle, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” Back row (l-r): Alaina Bendi, Center for Communication; Adam Buckman, moderator, TVHowl.com; and Dr. William Baker, Fordham University. Photo: Center for Communication

FUNNY BUSINESS: Five late-night comedy writers came together in New York for a panel discussion on the art of comedy writing for television. The writers (front row, l-r): Erik Kenward, “Saturday Night Live”; Bashir Salahuddin, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”; Jason Ross, “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”; J.R. Havlan, “The Daily Show”; and Diallo Riddle, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” Back row (l-r): Alaina Bendi, Center for Communication; Adam Buckman, moderator, TVHowl.com; and Dr. William Baker, Fordham University. Photo: Center for Communication

WHEN: March 30, 2010

WHAT: A panel discussion on writing comedy for late-night television.

WHO:

Moderator: Adam Buckman

Panelists:

  • Erik Kenward, Writer, “Saturday Night Live”

  • Bashir Salahuddin, Writer, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”

  • Diallo Riddle, Writer, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”

  • J.R. Havlan, Writer, “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”

  • Jason Ross, Writer, “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”

Adam Buckman (right) with "Daily Show" writers Jason Ross (left) and J.R. Havlan, New York, March 30, 2010.

Adam Buckman (right) with “Daily Show” writers Jason Ross (left) and J.R. Havlan, March 30, 2010.

WHERE: Pope Auditorium, Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, New York

SPONSORED BY: The Center for Communication, New York

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TV PUBLICITY: THINK OUTSIDE THE TUBE

WHEN: March 23, 2010

WHAT: A panel discussion on the impact of new media on the business of entertainment publicity.

WHO:

Moderator: Adam Buckman

Panelists:

  • Elissa Johansmeier, Vice President of Publicity and Corporate Communications, Fox Broadcasting Co.

  • John Murphy, Founder, Murphy PR

  • Tobe Becker, Vice President of Program Publicity and Media Relations, HBO

  • Tony Fox, Executive Vice President of Corporate Communications, MTV Networks Entertainment Group

Adam Buckman (left) with panelist Tony Fox, March 23, 2010.

Adam Buckman (left) with panelist Tony Fox, March 23, 2010.

WHERE: Lang Student Center, The New School, New York

SPONSORED BY:  The Center for Communication, New York

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TWEETS, BLOGS AND POSTS: THE CHANGING ROLES OF ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT CRITICS

WHEN: Nov. 19, 2009

WHAT: A conversation with journalists, and one Broadway actress, about how traditional, print-based arts and culture criticism is being challenged by “instant” electronic media that allows everyone with a hand-held device to become an amateur critic.

WHO:

Moderator: Adam Buckman

Panelists:

  • Howard Kissel, former Theater Critic, New York Daily News

  • Michelle Kung, Entertainment Blogger, Wall Street Journal Speakeasy blog

  • Sally Murphy, Broadway actress

WHERE: Creative Center at the Manhattan Theatre Club, New York

SPONSORED BY: The Medill (Alumni) Club of Greater New York and NUEA East (Northwestern University Entertainment Alliance East)

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A CONVERSATION WITH PRODUCERS FROM NETWORK MORNING SHOWS

WHEN: Nov. 18, 2009

WHAT: Producers from some of TV’s top morning shows give publicity professionals advice and valuable tips on how they can get the best results when making contact with producers and pitching stories for their shows.

WHO:

Moderator: Adam Buckman

Panelists:

  • Melissa Lonner, Senior Producer, “The Today Show,” NBC

  • Scott Stern, Supervising Entertainment Producer, “The Early Show,” CBS

  • Ramon Parkins, Producer and Entertainment Editor, “CBS Sunday Morning”

WHERE: The International Cinematographer’s Guild, New York

SPONSORED BY: EPPS – Entertainment Publicists Professional Society, New York

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DIGITAL AND SOCIAL MEDIA – THE IMPACT FOR PUBLIC RELATIONS PROFESSIONALS

WHEN: Oct. 21, 2009

WHAT: A panel discussion on new social media and the challenges and opportunities these new media present for publicity campaigns.

WHO:

Moderator: Adam Buckman

Panelists:

  • Shelly Palmer, Host, “Digital Life with Shelly Palmer”

  • Peter DiBart, Senior Vice President and Group Creative Director, Edelman Digital

  • Jim Gaines, Editor-in-Chief, FLYPmedia.com

  • Keith O’Brien, Attention PR

WHERE: The International Cinematographers Guild, New York

SPONSORED BY: EPPS – Entertainment Publicists Professional Society, New York

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A CELEBRATION OF ‘WEEDS’

WHEN: Oct. 25, 2006

WHAT: A panel discussion with cast members and producers of the critically acclaimed Showtime series “Weeds,” plus a special screening of the final episode of the show’s second season.

WHO:

Moderator: Adam Buckman

Panelists:

  • Elizabeth Perkins, actress and cast member

  • Justin Kirk, actor and cast member

  • Jenji Kohan, Creator and Executive Producer

  • Robert Benabib, Co-executive Producer

WHERE: The Museum of TV and Radio (now The Paley Center for Media), New York

SPONSORED BY: Showtime Networks

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MEET THE TALK-SHOW PRODUCERS

WHEN: July 17, 2006

WHAT: Producers of morning talk shows talk about publicity, publicists and the role they can play in helping the producers plan stories and segments.

WHO:

Moderator: Adam Buckman

Panelists: Various producers

WHERE: The Cutting Room Restaurant and Lounge, New York

SPONSORED BY: EPPS – Entertainment Publicists Professional Society, New York

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A LOOK AT THE CONTROVERSIAL RACE-BASED REALITY SERIES ‘BLACK. WHITE’

WHEN: March 2006

WHAT: Producer and cast members address the hot-button issues surrounding this reality series, in which a black family and white family agreed to “switch races” (through the art of makeup) to learn how the other races live.

WHO:

Moderator: Adam Buckman

Panelists:

  • Ice Cube, Executive Producer

  • R.J. Cutler, Executive Producer

  • Carmen Wurgel, show participant

  • Rose Bloomfield, show participant

  • Bruno Marcotulli, show participant

  • Renee Sparks, show participant

  • Nicholas Sparks, show participant

  • Brian Sparks, show participant

WHERE: The Museum of TV and Radio (now The Paley Center for Media), New York

SPONSORED BY: FX Networks

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TV WRITING: LATE NIGHT

WHEN: Nov. 2, 2005

WHAT: Writers for late-night talk shows explain how they got their jobs, and what it takes to write everyday for a some of TV’s top-rated personalities.

WHO:

Moderator: Adam Buckman

Panelists:

  • Chris Albers, Writer, “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”

  • Doug Abeles, Writer/Producer, “Weekend Update”/“Saturday Night Live”

  • Gerard Mulligan, Writer, “Late Show with David Letterman”

WHERE: The Auditorium at HBO headquarters, New York

SPONSORED BY: The Center for Communication, New York

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“Meet the Entertainment-news Show Producers”

WHEN: July 27, 2005

WHAT: Producers of entertainment-news and -documentary shows talk about their jobs, and give tips on what they expect from publicity professionals.

WHO:

Moderator: Adam Buckman

Panelists:

  • Suzanne Ross, Executive Producer, “E! True Hollywood Story”

[Others]

WHERE: Dillon’s Restaurant, New York

SPONSORED BY: EPPS – Entertainment Publicists Professional Society, New York

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A LOOK AT ENTERTAINMENT PUBLICITY

WHEN: April 28, 2004

WHAT: “Entertainment PR Campaigns”: A panel of top PR people talk about their careers and work.

WHO:

Moderator: Adam Buckman

Panelists:

  • Marc Leipis, Spokesman, “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” “Saturday Night Live”

[Others]

WHERE: The Screening Room, Bryant Park Hotel, New York

SPONSORED BY: EPPS – Entertainment Publicists Professional Society, New York

Contact Adam Buckman: adambuckman14@gmail.com

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