The Best In Media: 2018

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 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.


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:

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:

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