New York, NY (PRWEB) September 12, 2012
The 7th Annual New York's Funniest Reporter Show (http://www.nyfunniestreporter.com) will take place on Thursday, September 27th at 8:00 pm at Comic Strip Live (1568 Second Ave / bet 81st & 82nd) comedy club. It will feature six media professionals each doing five minutes of stand up comedy in order to raise money for the Humane Society of New York (http://www.humanesocietyny.org/). At the end of the night, a winner will be declared.
“This is one the most exciting lineups we’ve ever had. With the exception of our returning champion, all participants will be making their inaugural debut in the show.” Said Mark Goldman, New York’s Funniest Reporter Show Co-Producer. “It never ceases to amaze us how brave these individuals are and what they’re willing to do for such a worthy cause.”
Competing in the show this year will be: Greg Kelly (FOX 5 NY), Clayton Morris (FOX News Channel), Michele Steele (ESPN), Lauren Lyster (RT America), Marianne Garvey (In Touch Magazine), and Dr. Manny Alvarez (FOX News Channel). 2011’s NYFR Show Champion Marlaina Schiavo will be performing but, not competing. Legendary professional wrestler, turned multi-time best-selling author, turned stand-up comic Mick Foley will also make a special guest appearance.
Hosting the show will be comedian & NYFR resident emcee Ray Ellin (http://www.rayellin.com). Show judges will be Judith Regan & Jeffrey Gurian.
Previous NYFR show participants have included: Jane Velez-Mitchell (CNN Headline News), Courtney Friel (FOX News), Adam Shapiro (FOX Business), 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.
All Media Inquires about New York’s Funniest Reporter Show can be directed to Ryan McCormick at (516) 901-1103.
Link to 7th Annual New York's Funniest Reporter Show Promo
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List of all New York’s Funniest Reporter Champions
Marlaina Schiavo (HLN), Lauren Sivan (FOX News), Marianne Schaberg (CNN), Sean McCarthy (NY Daily News), Mandy Stadtmiller (New York Post), and Alison Rosen (Page Six Magazine).
About New York’s Funniest Reporter Show
Since it’s inception in 2006, New York’s Funniest Reporter Show (http://www.nyfunniestreporter.com) has featured over twenty six media professionals performing stand up comedy in order to raise money for worthy charities that include Operation Uplink and the Humane Society of New York. Participants have come from: NBC, WPIX, Good Morning America, CBS, NY1, FOX News, Star Magazine, ABC, News 12, MSNBC, CNN, The Resident, New York Post, and New York Daily News. Each Reporter does five minutes of stage time and at the end of the show, a winner is declared.
About the Humane Society of New York:
For over 100 years, the Humane Society of New York (http://www.humanesocietyny.org ) has been a presence in New York City, caring for animals in need when illness, injury or homelessness strikes. In 1904 they were founded to protect the city's horses against abuse. Members fought for laws to punish negligent owners and place watering troughs in streets and parks. As funds allowed the Society expanded to include a free medical clinic and a small adoption center for cats and dogs. Today their hospital and their Vladimir Horowitz and Wanda Toscanini Horowitz Adoption Center help more than 30,000 dogs and cats annually, and their numbers continue to grow
About Goldman McCormick
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