2016 Readers' Poll: News & Media

Best Politician

1. Elijah Cummings


2. Larry Hogan

Best Politician in Need of a Slap Upside the Head

1. Marilyn Mosby

2. Larry Hogan

Best Do-Gooder

1. DeRay Mckesson

2. Johnny Marra

Best Troublemaker

1. DeRay Mckesson

2. Justin Getka

Best Local Cause


2. Black Lives Matter

Best Local Issue You're Sick Of*


1. Freddie Gray

2. Crime

Best Journalist

1. Justin Fenton

2. Baynard Woods

Best Local Publication

1. Baltimore City Paper

2. Baltimore Sun

Best Local Blog

1. Baltimore Brew

2. BmoreArt

Best Local Twitter Feed

1. Mr. Trash Wheel

2. Justin Fenton

Best Baltimore-Related Web Site



Best Local Radio Personality

1. Marc Steiner

2. Tom Hall

Best Local TV News Person

1. Jayne Miller

2. Marty Bass

Best Meteorologist

1. Justin Berk

2. Tom Tasselmyer

Best Local Sportscaster

1. Gerry Sandusky

2. Keith Mills

Best Columnist

1. Dan Rodricks

2. Kate Drabinski

Best Local Podcast

1. Instant Screaming

2. MTR The Network

*For a note on the results of this part of the Reader's Poll, please read the introduction to the Best Of Baltimore 2016 issue.