Mediaite's 75 Most Influential in News Media [2021]

Historical Accolades

Missing: Suzanne Scott (3) * Ben Smith (16) * Ainsley Earhardt (18) * Rashida Jones, Noah Oppenheim and Cesar Conde (21) * Scott Gottlieb (24) * Politico Playbook (25) * Tiffany Cross (35) * John Berman and Brianna Keilar (46) * Laura Coates (48) * Margaret Brennan (49) * Cecilia Vega (52) * Mehdi Hasan (53) * Elie Honig (54) * Jake Sherman and Anna Palmer (56) * Kaitlin Collins (60) * Greg Kelly (62) * Jonathan Lemire (66) * Team Puck (69) * Andy McCarthy (72) * Erik Wemple (75)

This Category is Ranked. Sort by Ranking Based on Votes by clicking on Vote Ranking. Sort by the Collection's Ranking by clicking on List Ranking.

Vote RankingList Ranking  

19

1

Tucker Carlson

TV Personality

59.20% (962 of 1625 votes)

17

2

Joe Rogan

Comedian

65.10% (830 of 1275 votes)

35

4

Jeff Zucker

TV Executive

55.61% (228 of 410 votes)

16

5

Clarissa Ward

Commentator

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

42

6

Oprah Winfrey

TV Personality

54.01% (330 of 611 votes)

10

7

George Stephanopoulos

Commentator

81.48% (22 of 27 votes)

23

8

Sean Hannity

Commentator

56.79% (184 of 324 votes)

1

9

Matt Drudge

Internet Personality

100% (1 of 1 votes)

47

10

Jonathan Karl

Commentator

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

46

11

Rachel Maddow

Commentator

51.02% (749 of 1468 votes)

45

12

Greg Gutfeld

Commentator

51.52% (17 of 33 votes)

41

13

Joy-Ann Reid

Commentator

54.12% (46 of 85 votes)

28

14

Peter Doocy

Commentator

56.25% (36 of 64 votes)

36

15

Don Lemon

Commentator

55.56% (135 of 243 votes)

18

17

Bill Maher

Comedian

61.34% (614 of 1001 votes)

2

18

Brian Kilmeade

Commentator

100% (2 of 2 votes)

11

18

Steve Doocy

Commentator

80.0% (28 of 35 votes)

32

18

Fox & Friends

TV Series

55.88% (76 of 136 votes)

14

19

Jake Tapper

Commentator

73.91% (17 of 23 votes)

51

20

Jonathan Swan

Commentator

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

3

22

David Muir

Commentator

100% (1 of 1 votes)

13

23

Mika Brzezinski

Commentator

75.00% (21 of 28 votes)

20

26

Ben Shapiro

Commentator

58.43% (690 of 1181 votes)

4

27

Bret Baier

Commentator

100% (1 of 1 votes)

40

28

Lester Holt

Commentator

54.22% (122 of 225 votes)

15

29

Chris Wallace

Commentator

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

31

30

Laura Ingraham

Commentator

56.08% (83 of 148 votes)

21

31

Brian Stelter

Commentator

57.64% (230 of 399 votes)

52

32

Harris Faulkner

Commentator

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

56

33

Chuck Todd

Commentator

0% (0 of 3 votes)

26

34

Anderson Cooper

Commentator

56.31% (58 of 103 votes)

38

36

Megyn Kelly

Commentator

54.87% (62 of 113 votes)

48

37

Willie Geist

Commentator

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

12

38

Maria Bartiromo

Financier

77.27% (17 of 22 votes)

55

39

Glenn Greenwald

Commentator

11.11% (1 of 9 votes)

39

40

Maggie Haberman

Commentator

54.79% (80 of 146 votes)

50

41

Sanjay Gupta

Doctor

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

57

42

Michael Strahan

Football Player

0% (0 of 3 votes)

43

43

Dan Bongino

Politician

53.97% (136 of 252 votes)

54

44

Ari Melber

Commentator

16.22% (6 of 37 votes)

44

45

Robin Roberts

Commentator

53.12% (179 of 337 votes)

30

47

Geraldo Rivera

Commentator

56.08% (83 of 148 votes)

33

50

Jim Acosta

Commentator

55.84% (153 of 274 votes)

53

51

Bari Weiss

Commentator

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

5

55

Chris Hayes

Commentator

100% (21 of 21 votes)

34

57

Nicolle Wallace

TV Personality

55.76% (92 of 165 votes)

25

58

Christopher Cuomo

Commentator

56.66% (332 of 586 votes)

29

59

Gayle King

Commentator

56.14% (128 of 228 votes)

6

61

Jim Cramer

TV Personality

100% (7 of 7 votes)

58

63

Richard Engel

Commentator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

7

64

John King

Commentator

100% (1 of 1 votes)

22

67

Clay Travis

Sportscaster

57.21% (115 of 201 votes)

49

68

Erin Burnett

Commentator

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

8

70

Jonathan Capehart

Commentator

100% (5 of 5 votes)

9

71

Bill Hemmer

Commentator

100% (2 of 2 votes)

37

71

Dana Perino

Politician

55.56% (40 of 72 votes)

24

73

Cenk Uyger

Commentator

56.67% (289 of 510 votes)

27

74

Mike Lindell (My Pillow Guy)

Infomercial Personality

56.30% (277 of 492 votes)