Mike Reiss has won four Emmys and a Peabody Award during his thirty years writing for “The Simpsons”. Reiss also ran the show in Season 4, which Entertainment Weekly called “the greatest season of the greatest show in history.”
Reiss has written nineteen children’s books, as well as “Springfield Confidential”, a best-selling memoir of his three decades at “The Simpsons’.
Reiss has written jokes for such comedy legends as Johnny Carson, Joan Rivers, Garry Shandling… and Pope Francis! For his comedic contributions to the charitable group Joke with the Pope, in 2015 Pope Francis declared Reiss “A Missionary of Joy”.
Reiss is a 1977 Graduate of Bristol Eastern High School.