Aaron Braunstein is the host of Wise Guys, Black Guys and Rabbis, one of the fastest growing live sports and entertainment radio talk shows in the New York Tri-state area. Since beginning in September of 2000 on WPAT 930 AM, Braunstein has quickly ammassed a growing legion of fans and recurring famous guests. A TV version is now taking over Manhattan cable with an off-the-cuff version of his hipper-than-thou radio program. Constiently attracting some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment, the shows' open and laid-back forums have fostered both serious discussion on current events and light-hearted, one-time-only banter with guests and callers.
Prior to his foray into the world of broadcasting, Braunstein led - and continues to lead - a successful career in the world of international sports. He has managed fighters and promoted numerous boxing matches in Las Vegas, Reno and Atlantic City, as well as the first world title fight in Israel's history as sanctioned by the World Boxing Commission (WBC). Additionally, Braunstein, along with former Israeli President Chaim Herzog, is credit with developing the Israel Professional Boxing Association.
In entertainment, Braunstein has promoted concerts by jazz legend Miles Davis, Julio Iglesias and Aaron Neville. He made several movie and television appearances, including roles in Taking Off, Born To Win, and the CBS series Sweating Bullets with Lawrecne Taylor. Braunstein also holds close ties to the industry as the father of celebrated actress Natasha Lyonne. Braunstein received his MBA from The Wharton School of Business at the Univeristy of Pennsylvania and his Bachelor of Arts in Economis from Brooklyn College. He enjoys auto racing and prizefighting, and he currently resides in New York City in the former apartment of Mike Tyson.
Radio talk show host Aaron Braunstein is currently under consideration to be appointed the next New York State Boxing Commissioner by Governor George Pataki.
Aaron has been involved with boxing for over 30 years as manager, cutman, promoter, and in the media
Aaron has promoted 36 shows in the State of Israel, from 1987-1994
Aaron maintains relationships with Don King, Bob Arum, the Duvas, Cedric Kushner, Bob Duffy, Tommy Gallagher, and more
Aaron is a "pure boxing guy", whose love of the sport is second to none! See the recent full page write-up on him at www.boxing.com!
Aaron's goalsare to produce many more boxing matches in New York to bring back the City as the Boxing Capital of the World, and while he's at it to see that all boxers get paid fairly and emerge healthy!
Add your vote for Aaron Braunstein for Boxing Commissioner by writing to:
Governor George Pataki or
Mr. Herb Berman, Special Assistant to the Governor
633 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017