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 AZFoothills.com readers top picks for media in the Valley.
These are AZ Foothills Best of Our Valley 2018 contest winners. Winners will be featured in the April 2018 issue of AZ 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 2018. Stay tuned for details on the fabulous fete!
Winners, download your 2018 Winners logo here and reserve space in the annual Collectors Edition here.
THE WINNERS LIST – MEDIA
Best Radio Station: 101.1 The Beat
Best Country Radio Station: TIE between 102.5 KNIX and 107.9 KMLE
Best Rock Radio Station: 97.9 KUPD
Best Talk News Radio Station: 550 KFYI
Best Today’s Hits Radio Station: 104.7 KISS
Best Variety Station: 99.9 KEZ
Best Radio Talk Show or DJ- Afternoon Drive: Mac and Gaydos, 92.3 KTAR
Best Radio Talk Show or DJ- Evening: Natasha Castles, 101.5
Best Radio Talk Show or DJ- Midday: Lady Stephanie, 101.1
Best Radio Talk Show or DJ- Morning Drive: Johnjay & Rich, 104.7 KISS
Best News Station: FOX 10
Best Local News Website: azfamily.com
Favorite Afternoon or Evening Show: FOX 10 News at 5, FOX 10
Favorite Local Daytime Show: Sonoran Living Live, ABC 15
Favorite Local Morning Show: FOX 10 Arizona Morning, FOX 10
Favorite Nightly Newscast: FOX 10 News at 9, FOX 10
Favorite Meteorologist or Weather Personality: Kristy Siefkin, FOX 10
Favorite Sportscaster: Jason Snavely, ABC 15
Best Traffic Personality: Heidi Goitia, CBS 5
Favorite Female TV Personality- Afternoon or Evening News: Kari Lake, FOX 10
Favorite Male TV Personality- Afternoon or Evening News: Steve Irvin, ABC 15
Favorite Female TV Personality- Morning or Daytime: Courtney Griffin, FOX 10
Favorite Male TV Personality- Morning or Daytime: Javier Soto, 3 TV Reporter
Most Fashionable News Anchor: Kari Lake, FOX 10
Best Weekend Anchor: Linda Williams, FOX 10
Favorite Anchor Team: Scott Pasmore, April Warnecke, Javier Soto and Gina Maravilla, 3TV
News Anchor of the Year: Jaime Cerreta, 3 TV
Favorite Local Website: dealsinaz.com