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Readers’ Poll Winners: Media

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Readers’ Poll Winners: Media

Our readers chose the best in Capital Region reporting and entertainment outlets, here are the winners in media:

Best Radio Station
WEQX 102.7

Our readers spoke loud on this one. WEQX occupies the number one setting on the radio dial.

2ND WEXT
3RD WAMN

Best Talk Radio Station
WAMC 90.3

Featuring a wide variety of informational shows, NPR, BBC and the indefatigable, omnipresent Alan Chartock.

Best Radio (Music)
WEQX

WEQX sparked and sustained interest in alternative music for generations of Capital Region residents. They’ve survived, against the odds, in a shrinking and increasingly corporatized field. We love them for it, and so do you.

2ND WEXT

Best Radio Personality
JEFF MORAD

Whatta likeable guy – apparently worth not just one but multiple wins!

2ND ALAN CHARTOCK
3RD BRIAN & CHRISSY

Best Radio DJ
JEFF MORAD – WEQX

Jeff is not only king of the airwaves but he’s critically responsible for bolstering the local music scene and attracting the best up-and-coming artists to the area.

2ND JASON KELLER – WEQX
3RD KIM NEATON – WEQX

Best Radio Show
WAMC ROUNDTABLE

Three hours of spirited political discussion every weekday morning.

2ND HELLO PRETTY CITY

Best TV Station
WMHT

Your favorite member-supported station.

Best Newscast
CHANNEL 13: WNYT

Their beloved on-air team and weather station keep our viewers glued!

Best Meteorologist
STEVE CAPORIZZO

Steve knows which way the wind blows – but his most enduring quality is his love for pets and his commitment to finding homes for strays.

2ND BOB KOVACHICK
3RD PAUL CAIANO

Best Sportscaster
ROGER WYLAND

Sports? We’ll take your word for it. Score, Roger!

Best Newspaper
TIMES UNION

Richard Lovrich once worked there. ‘Nuff said.

2ND THE ALT
3RD THE DAILY GAZETTE

Best Reporter
LUKE STODDARD NATHAN

Luke is too busy FOILing an obscure government offshoot to accept this honor. Thanks for reading!

Best Columnist
CHRIS CHURCHILL

A Capital Region stalwart, his devoted readers have followed his evolution in his column since 2012.

Best Podcast
THE ALBANY MADE PODCAST
Albany Public Library

Exploring local history, arts and entertainment and the library’s intersection in the greater community, this clear winner is a growing gem.

Best Arts & Entertainment Coverage
THE ALT

We’re blushing. But seriously, this means everything to us.

Best Political Coverage
THE ALT

Surprised? We were too – we’re just getting started!

2ND (TIE) TIMES UNION, WAMC

Best Local Website
ALL OVER ALBANY

This neighborhood blog helps Albanians better understand and inhabit their city.

2ND NIPPERTOWN
3RD THE ALT

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