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  

33

1

Tucker Carlson

TV Personality

50.69% (73 of 144 votes)

26

2

Joe Rogan

Comedian

56.85% (137 of 241 votes)

18

4

Jeff Zucker

TV Executive

87.50% (7 of 8 votes)

40

5

Clarissa Ward

Commentator

0% (0 of 1 votes)

28

6

Oprah Winfrey

TV Personality

54.94% (128 of 233 votes)

1

7

George Stephanopoulos

Commentator

100% (6 of 6 votes)

42

8

Sean Hannity

Commentator

0% (0 of 9 votes)

2

9

Matt Drudge

Internet Personality

100% (1 of 1 votes)

41

10

Jonathan Karl

Commentator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

27

11

Rachel Maddow

Commentator

55.09% (157 of 285 votes)

38

12

Greg Gutfeld

Commentator

16.67% (1 of 6 votes)

34

13

Joy-Ann Reid

Commentator

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

3

14

Peter Doocy

Commentator

100% (5 of 5 votes)

19

15

Don Lemon

Commentator

85.71% (6 of 7 votes)

32

17

Bill Maher

Comedian

51.93% (202 of 389 votes)

4

18

Steve Doocy

Commentator

100% (6 of 6 votes)

30

18

Fox & Friends

TV Series

52.69% (49 of 93 votes)

39

18

Brian Kilmeade

Commentator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

5

19

Jake Tapper

Commentator

100% (7 of 7 votes)

44

20

Jonathan Swan

Commentator

0% (0 of 1 votes)

45

22

David Muir

Commentator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

6

23

Mika Brzezinski

Commentator

100% (12 of 12 votes)

37

26

Ben Shapiro

Commentator

45.34% (73 of 161 votes)

43

27

Bret Baier

Commentator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

9

28

Lester Holt

Commentator

100% (1 of 1 votes)

48

29

Chris Wallace

Commentator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

7

30

Laura Ingraham

Commentator

100% (3 of 3 votes)

8

31

Brian Stelter

Commentator

100% (9 of 9 votes)

46

32

Harris Faulkner

Commentator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

47

33

Chuck Todd

Commentator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

24

34

Anderson Cooper

Commentator

64.71% (11 of 17 votes)

20

36

Megyn Kelly

Commentator

85.71% (6 of 7 votes)

49

37

Willie Geist

Commentator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

10

38

Maria Bartiromo

Financier

100% (10 of 10 votes)

50

39

Glenn Greenwald

Commentator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

16

40

Maggie Haberman

Commentator

94.44% (34 of 36 votes)

11

41

Sanjay Gupta

Doctor

100% (1 of 1 votes)

51

42

Michael Strahan

Football Player

0% (0 of 0 votes)

36

43

Dan Bongino

Politician

47.06% (32 of 68 votes)

21

44

Ari Melber

Commentator

83.33% (5 of 6 votes)

54

45

Robin Roberts

Commentator

0% (0 of 13 votes)

15

47

Geraldo Rivera

Commentator

96.77% (30 of 31 votes)

29

50

Jim Acosta

Commentator

54.58% (143 of 262 votes)

52

51

Bari Weiss

Commentator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

53

55

Chris Hayes

Commentator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

17

57

Nicolle Wallace

TV Personality

92.31% (12 of 13 votes)

25

58

Christopher Cuomo

Commentator

60.39% (93 of 154 votes)

12

59

Gayle King

Commentator

100% (7 of 7 votes)

13

61

Jim Cramer

TV Personality

100% (6 of 6 votes)

55

63

Richard Engel

Commentator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

56

64

John King

Commentator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

22

67

Clay Travis

Sportscaster

80.0% (20 of 25 votes)

14

68

Erin Burnett

Commentator

100% (1 of 1 votes)

58

70

Jonathan Capehart

Commentator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

23

71

Dana Perino

Politician

66.67% (20 of 30 votes)

57

71

Bill Hemmer

Commentator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

35

73

Cenk Uyger

Commentator

50.0% (59 of 118 votes)

31

74

Mike Lindell (My Pillow Guy)

Infomercial Personality

52.16% (157 of 301 votes)