Readers’ choices

Best politician

1. U.S. Sen. Harry Reid

2. Assemblywoman Sheila Leslie

3. Reno Mayor Bob Cashell

Best local columnist

1. Cory Farley
Reno Gazette-Journal

2. Deidre Pike,
Reno News & Review

Mary Bennett, who acts primarily with Brüka Theatre, has members of the Reno community starstruck.

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Best local TV anchor

1. Tad Dunbar
KOLO Channel 8

2. Wendy Damonte,
KTVN Channel 2

3. Shelby Sheehan,
KRNV Channel 4

Best local TV news

1. KOLO Channel 8

2. KRNV Channel 4

Our readers said Bruce Van Dyke is the area’s best DJ, but he was lagging when it came to best columnist.

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3. KTVN Channel 2

Best local radio DJ or DJ team

1. Bruce Van Dyke

2. Nick Danger,

3. Rob, Arnie & Dawn,

Best local actress/actor

1. Mary Bennett

2. Jeanmarie Simpson

3. Shannyn Sossamon