Readers' Poll Results

Best of Baltimore Readers’ Poll Results 2022: Sports & Media

Your picks for the best in sports and media.


Winner: Dan Rodricks
Finalists: Mike Preston; Jacques Kelly


Winner: Trey Mancini
Finalists: Brooks Robinson; Cal Ripken Jr.

Radio Host

Winner: Alex Cortright (WTMD)
Finalists: Tom Hall (WYPR); Laurie DeYoung (WPOC)

Local Podcast

Winner: No Pix After DarkĀ 
Finalists: The Maryland Curiosity Bureau; AC Sports Report

Local Photographer

Winner: tPoz Photography
Finalists: Steve Vilnit; Kevin Moore

Radio Station

Winner: 89.7 WTMD
Finalists: WYPR; 100.7 The Bay


Winner: Justin Tucker
Finalists: Lamar Jackson; Mark Andrews


Winner: Traffic Jam Jimmy
Finalists: Justin Fenton; Rachel Baye

TV Broadcaster

Winner: Denise Koch
Finalists: Stan Stovall; Jayne Miller; Ava Marie

Instagram Account

Winner: @Carly_Heasley
Finalists: @champagneandasippycup; @charmcitytable; @SalvageArc; @baltimorefoodscene

[Editor’s Note: Our readers’ poll was conducted before Trey Mancini was traded to the Houston Astros (although he’ll always be an Oriole on our hearts.) Best Reporter is awarded to Traffic Jam Jimmy posthumously.]

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