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The Most Influential People In New York Media, 2018

From Anderson Cooper to Rachel Maddow, our annual roundup of the most influential people in New York media landscape, CEOWORLD magazine sized up contenders by looking at their impact on social media and their ability to influence people. It’s been a big year for media and politics. Presenting CEOWORLD magazine’s Power List, our ranking of the most influential people in New York media landscape, 2018.

It has been a roller coaster ride in media this year. We’ve taken stock of these movers and shakers and narrowed the list down to top 57 media personalities in New York for 2018.

The Most Influential People In New York Media, 2018

    1. Jack Abernethy, Co-President of FOX News Network.
    2. Suzanne Scott, President of Programming at FOX News Network.
    3. Jay Wallace, President of news, FOX News Network.
    4. Jeff Zucker, President of CNN Worldwide.
    5. Anderson Cooper, television host at Anderson Cooper 360.
    6. Stephen Colbert, television host at the Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
    7. Jesse Angelo, Publisher and CEO New York Post.
    8. Dean Baquet, executive editor of The New York Times.
    9. Jodi Kantor, an investigative reporter with The New York Times.
    10. Megan Twohey, an investigative reporter with The New York Times.
    11. Andrew Lack, Chairman, NBC News and MSNBC.
    12. Noah Oppenheim, president, NBC News.
    13. Phil Griffin, president, MSNBC.
    14. Mark Lazarus, Chairman, NBC Broadcasting & Sports.
    15. Sean McManus, chairman, CBS Sports.
    16. James Pitaro, president of ESPN and co-chair, Disney Media Networks.
    17. Don Lemon, Host, CNN Tonight.
    18. Samantha Bee, humorist, producer, and political commentator at Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.
    19. Andy Cohen, host and executive producer of Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen.
    20. Campbell Brown, Head of News Partnerships at Facebook.
    21. David Rhodes, President, CBS New.
    22. Joe Scarborough, co-hosts at Morning Joe.
    23. Mika Brzezinksi, co-hosts at Morning Joe.
    24. Ben Smith, Editor-in-chief, BuzzFeed.
    25. Steve Doocy, co-hosts at Fox & Friends.
    26. Ainsley Earhardt, co-hosts at Fox & Friends.
    27. Brian Kilmeade, co-hosts at Fox & Friends.
    28. John Oliver, host Last Week Tonight.
    29. Nancy Dubuc, CEO, Vice Media.
    30. George Stephanopoulos, Chief news anchor, ABC News.
    31. Robin Roberts, anchor, Good Morning America.
    32. Michael Strahan, anchor, Good Morning America.
    33. James Goldston, President, ABC News.
    34. Jeff Fager, Executive producer, 60 Minutes.
    35. Ronan Farrow, an investigative reporter with The The New Yorker.
    36. Jeff Glor, anchor CBS Evening News.
    37. Lester Holt, anchor CBS Evening News.
    38. David Muir, anchor CBS Evening News.
    39. Savannah Guthrie, co-anchor Today show.
    40. Hoda Kotb, co-anchorToday show.
    41. Gayle King, anchor CBS This Morning.
    42. Norah O’Donnell, anchor CBS This Morning.
    43. John Dickerson, anchor CBS This Morning.
    44. Howard Stern, Host, The Howard Stern Show.
    45. Lorne Michaels, television producer at Saturday Night Live.
    46. Adam Moss, Editor-in-chief, New York magazine.
    47. David Remnick, editor, The New Yorker.
    48. Anna Wintour, artistic director, Conde Nast, and editor-in-chief, Vogue.
    49. Rachel Maddow, Host, The Rachel Maddow Show.
    50. Jimmy Fallon, television host at Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
    51. Megyn Kelly, host Megyn Kelly Today.
    52. Seth Meyers, host at Late Night With Seth Meyers.
    53. Trevor Noah, host at The Daily Show.
    54. Jane Pauley, host CBS Sunday Morning.
    55. Rand Morrison, host CBS Sunday Morning.
    56. Kelly Ripa, host Live With Kelly and Ryan.
    57. Ryan Seacrest, host Live With Kelly and Ryan.
Megan Batchelor

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