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“Is that real brick? It’s fake brick, right?” he was overheard asking of the backdrop in front of which he’d be performing a five-minute stand-up comedy set later that night. “I’m glad it’s fake; I’m going to talk about it,” he said, upon receiving confirmation.
Mr. Kelly, along with five other brave media professionals, was at the comedy club to compete in the seventh annual New York’s Funniest Reporter Show. The event benefited the Humane Society of New York, a cause represented by Animal Fair editor Wendy Diamond’s adopted dog, Baby, a black-and-white Coton de Tuléar who watched the show more politely than many of her fellow audience members.
Competing alongside Mr. Kelly were Clayton Morris and Dr. Manny Alvarez, both of Fox News; In Touch Weekly’s Marianne Garvey; ESPN’s Michele Steele; and Lauren Lyster of RT America. (Fox is owned by News Corporation, which also owns The Wall Street Journal.)
Starring ———————————————————————————- Clayton Morris / FOX News Channel Clayton Morris joined FOX News Channel (FNC) in 2008 and is the co-host of FOX & Friends Weekend. He also serves as a co-host for “FOX & Friends First.” Presented weekdays at 5 AM/ET, the program is an hour-long expansion of “FOX & Friends” and is anchored …
“Winning New York’s Funniest Reporter was life changing! Not only did it become a great conversation starter but it 100% launched my stand-up career. Now in addition to being a television producer, I produce my own comedy show once a month.”
Marianne Schaberg / 2009 New York’s Funniest Reporter Show Winner
Media Laugh Competition Showdown: 6th Annual New York’s Funniest Reporter Show NEW YORK, NY – August 2nd, 2011 – The 6th Annual New York’s Funniest Reporter Show (www.nyfunniestreporter.com) will take place on Saturday, August 20th at 5:30 pm at Comic Strip Live (1568 Second Ave). It will feature seven media professionals each doing five minutes …
The Five Most Surprising Performances At New York’s Funniest Reporter Show Since 2006, over 30 Media Professionals have taken to the stage and courageously given stand up comedy a shot. These are five individuals whose performances caught the masses completely off guard. 5. Lori Harfinest / The Resident (2009) – Donning a neon pink wig …
Jane Valez-Mitchell / CNN Jane Velez-Mitchell hosts “Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell,” a topical event-driven show with a wide range of viewpoints. A veteran television news journalist, Velez-Mitchell reported for the nationally syndicated Warner Brothers/Telepictures show “Celebrity Justice” and regularly served as guest host for “Nancy Grace,” another HLN program. As a commentator on high-profile cases, …