9th Annual New York's Funniest Reporter Show to be Held 9/14 at Comic Strip Live
The 9th Annual New York's Funniest Reporter Show will take place on Sunday, September 14th @ 5:00 pm at Comic Strip Live (1568 Second Ave / bet 81st & 82nd) comedy club. It will feature seven media professionals each doing five minutes of stand up comedy in order to raise money for the Humane Society of New York. At the end of the night, a winner will be declared.
Competing in the show this year will be: 2014's NYFR Show will be: Laurel Babcock (NY Post), Tamara Holder (Fox News), Michelle Makori (CCTV), Polly Kreisman (NY 1), Andrew Schmertz (ARISE TV), CJ Papa (Fios1 News), and Brooke Baldwin (CNN). Co-Champion Magee Hickey (WPIX Channel 11), will be performing but, not competing.
Show judges will be Jeffrey Gurian (Comedy Central), Mark Goldman, and Ryan McCormick.
Sponsors for this year's New York's Funniest Reporter show include Talkers Magazine, and EsqSpot.
All participants are offered the opportunity to work with a professional comedian and receive a crash course in stand up comedy. The Comedy Mentor also helps prepare them to prepare their material and iron out and pre-stage nervous jitters.
Previous NYFR show participants have included: Jane Velez-Mitchell (CNN Headline News), Courtney Friel (FOX News), Peter Schiff (Peter Schiff Radio Show), Magee Hickey (WPIX Channel 11), Laurie Dhue (Glenn Beck TV), Charles Payne (Fox Business), Janice Dean (Fox News Channel), Chris Serico (Newsday), and Dr. Manny Alvarez (Fox News Channel)m Adam Shapiro (FOX Business), Greg Kelly (FOX 5 NY), Clayton Morris (FOX News Channel), Michele Steele (ESPN), Lauren Lyster (RT America), Marianne Garvey (In Touch Magazine), Greg Mocker (WPIX), Wendy Diamond (Animal Fair Magazine), Marlaina Schiavo (CNN), Taryn Winter Brill (Good Morning America), Mike Trainor (NY1), Lori Harfenist (The Resident), Rob Hoell (CW11), Noelle Hancock (Harper Collins), Cooper Lawrence (The Cooper Lawrence Show), Ellis Henican (FOX News & Newsday), Robert George (New York Post), Julia Melim (Hollywood.TV), Nikki Egan (NBC), Wendy Gillette (CBS), Cat Greenleaf (NBC), Paul Messina (NY1), Roger Clark (NY1), Julia Alison (Star Magazine), Lauren Sivan (FOX News), Mandy Stadtmiller (New York Post), Meredith Daniels (Newsday), Marianne Schaberg (CNN), Sean McCarthy (NY Daily News), Alison Rosen (Page Six Magazine), Debbie Nigro (FirstWivesWorld.com), Heather Kovar (New 12), Peter Kramer (The Journal News), and Tiffany McElroy (WPIX).
The cost of admission is $20. To make a reservation, please call (212) 861-9386.