Inner Circle Show

Hank Walter, Reporter, Speechwriter, Tenor, Poet, Dies at 88

 Henry “Hank” C. Walter, beloved Inner Circle member and past president, died Nov. 17, 2016 after a brief illness. He was a day shy of his 89th birthday. Hank became a member of the Inner Circle in 1956, during Mayor Robert Wagner’s tenure, and served as president in 1963. Here is more about his life […]

Carl Pelleck, Past IC President, Dies at 84

Carl Pelleck, Inner Circle president in 1992, died Nov. 9 after a brief illness. He was 84 years old. For many years, Carl, and his ever-present cigar, was a fixture of the IC. He became a member from the New York Post in 1977. Pelleck was a top crime reporter for more than four decades […]

Watch “Shamilton” and Mayor Bill’s C-P-T Rebuttal

  For your viewing pleasure, here are the videos of Acts 1 and 2 of our 2016 show, “Shamilton,” along with two versions of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s rebuttal. One version contains the controversial “C-P-T” skit with Hillary Clinton and Leslie Odom Jr. that sparked national headlines in the middle of the presidential primaries. The […]

Party Kicks Off 2016 Show Season

Desnudas, Pizza Rat, BFFs BdB and Andy Cuomo. Inner Circle incoming President Andrew Siff (IC’ 03) is already blessed with plenty of ripe material to make our 94th show another great one. To get things going, we’ll have our annual installation/kick-off dinner, Friday, Nov. 6, 2015 at the Water Club.  In his role, Andrew is  expected […]

Dial 212-228-7446 to Order Inner Circle Show Tickets

Select your tickets now for the 2015 Inner Circle Show, Saturday, March 28 at the New York Hilton Hotel. For questions or RSVP information, please contact Melanie McEvoy at 212-228-7446 ext. 12 or email melanie@mcevoyandassociates.com Inner Circle Show 2015 Contribution Form Click Here to Purchase Your Ticket Online 2015 will be the IC’s 93rd annual  song & […]

Four New Members for 2015

Four reporters from TV and print are the newest members of the Inner Circle. They are:  Matt Chayes of Newsday, Jillian Jorgensen of The Observer, Ellyn Marks of PIX11 News, and Diane Macedo of CBS2 New York. Diane Macedo joined CBS2 News in 2014 as a news anchor and general assignment reporter. Before that, she was a […]

RIP: Joe Bragg, Past President

Joe Bragg, described by members as one of the Inner Circle’s greats, passed away on Labor Day 2014. Joe was a radio news reporter in the New York tri-state regtion for more than 30 years on WHN-AM, WILB-AM, WWRL-AM and WRKS-FM. He was also an ordained minister with the title of Reverend Doctor. Joe became a […]

Inner Circle’s Marvin Scott to be Inducted in NY Broadcasters Hall of Fame

Celebrating his 50-year career in broadcasting, the New York State Broadcasters Association will induct our own Marvin Scott into its Hall of Fame June 13, 2014 at a luncheon ceremony at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel.   The honor is a long way from when Marvin sold a photo to the New York Daily News at age […]

Inner Circle Member Bill Federici Dies

Inner Circle member and past president Bill Federici is remembered by all of us for his friendship, baritone singing voice and legendary exploits as a reporter and editor at the New York Daily News. Bill died April 22, 2014 at his retirement home in Longboat Key,  Fla. from lung cancer. He was 82. Bill was […]

2014 “Stuck With de Bill” Cast Photos

Photos by Staton Rabin