Hot off the press we bring you the list of Arizona’s best news outlets, favorite tv and radio personalities, and top music stations. Here are AZ Foothills readers top picks for media in the Valley.
These are Arizona Foothills Best of Our Valley 2017 contest winners. Winners will be featured in the April 2017 issue of Arizona Foothills Magazine, a tell-all guide to the best people and places in the Valley of the Sun, as chosen by its residents.
As a special thanks to the winners and those who helped them attain their Best Of status, a celebratory bash will be held in May 2017. Stay tuned for details on the fabulous fete!
Winners, download your 2017 Winners logo here and reserve space for the Collector’s Edition here.
THE WINNERS LIST – MEDIA
Best Anchor- Weekends – Tess Rafols, 3TV
Best Country Radio Station – 102.5 KNIX
Best Local News Web site – azfamily.com
Best Local Radio Talk Show or DJ- Afternoon Drive – James Rivas Jr., 101.1 The Beat
Best Local Radio Talk Show or DJ- Evening – Natasha Castles, 101.5
Best Local Radio Talk Show or DJ- Midday – Lady Stephanie, 101.1
Best Local Radio Talk Show or DJ- Morning Drive – The Gello Show with Nina Cruz, 101.1 the Beat
Best News Station – 3TV
Best Radio Station – 97.5 KMVA
Best Rock Radio Station – 100.7 KSLX
Best Talk News Radio Station – 92.3 KTAR
Best Today’s Hits Radio Station – 97.5 KMVA
Best Traffic Personality – Heidi Goitia, CBS 5
Best Variety Station – 99.9 KEZ/96.9 KMXP
Favorite Afternoon or Evening Show – FOX 10 News at 5, FOX 10
Favorite Anchor Team – Kari Lake & John Hook, FOX 10
Favorite Local Daytime Show – FOX 10 News at Noon, FOX 10
Favorite Local Morning Show – Good Morning! Arizona, 3TV
Favorite Local Website – dealsinaz.com
Favorite Meteorologist or Weather Personality – Kristy Siefkin, FOX 10
Favorite Nightly Newscast – FOX 10 News at 9, FOX 10
Favorite Sportscaster – Joe Pequeno, CBS 5
Favorite TV Personality- Afternoon or Evening News- Female – Kari Lake, FOX 10
Favorite TV Personality- Afternoon or Evening News- Male – Sean McLaughlin, CBS 5
Favorite TV Personality- Morning or Daytime- Female – Yetta Gibson, CBS 5
Favorite TV Personality- Morning or Daytime- Male – Javier Soto, 3 TV Reporter
Most Fashionable News Anchor – Yetta Gibson, CBS 5 / Olivia Fierro, 3TV
News Anchor of the Year – Jaime Cerreta, 3 TV