Commedia dell Media IV, an annual comedy contest for journos, has chosen its judges. They are comedian Dennis Regan, Washington D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, and D.C. Councilman Jim Graham. The event is slated for Feb. 23; the venue is the Riot Act Comedy Theater at 801 E. St. NW. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets: $20 in advance; $30 at the door. Get a taste of Regan on CBS’s David Letterman show here.
Tickets are now on sale now for the event. Proceeds go to two charities — Writopia and REACH, Incorporated.
The brave journos who will participate: A stellar lineup of ten hilarious members of the media will be competing for the title of “DC’s Funniest Journalist”: Alan Bjerga, Bloomberg, Ben Freed, DCist, Jamie McIntyre, NPR, Elahe Izadi, WAMU, Erin McPike, Real Clear Politics, Lisa Bonos, WaPo, Matt Cooper, NJ, PJ Tobia, PBS, Rachel Dry, WaPo, and Riz Khan, Al Jazeera English.