Winner

Michael Kay – YES Network
As a YES Network play-by-play guy, Michael Kay isn’t afraid to speak honestly about the Yankees’ triumphs or failings. And for a guy who has covered the Yankees for decades, Kay revels in big plays, even when they benefit the opposition. Perhaps that’s really the sign of a true sports fan: someone whose enthusiasm for the game affects every viewer and knows no biases. This Bronx, NY, native has paid his dues, starting out as a Yankees reporter for MSG Network in 1989 and honing
his skills ever since. He continues to get better with every broadcast, and we’ll be watching.

Honorable Mentions

Andy Cohen, Watch What Happens Live (WWHL) – Bravo –
Charming and articulate, Andy Cohen can get away with anything. And he often does.

Suze Orman, The Suze Orman Show – CNBC – Orman’s thought-provoking style combines practical advice and inspiration, which has revolutionized the way we think about money.

Chelsea Handler – E! Entertainment – Handler’s no-holdsbarred attitude and quick wit has reshaped the late night talk show landscape.

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