2012 Public Eye Reader Picks

Learn about the best do-gooders, troublemakers and politicians in the Cincinnati area. The winners in these categories were chosen by you, our readers, using our online ballot. You've chosen champions in dozens of categories giving us a portrait of the c

Blog: 365 Things To Do Cincinnati

2 Better Off Red

3 Wine Me, Dine Me

Cincinnatian: Carl Lindner

2 Nick Lachey

3 Pete Rose

Do Gooder: Freestore Foodbank

2 Carl Lindner

3 Matthew:25 Ministries

Friend to the Environment: Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

2 Dan Korman (Park + Vine)

3 Thane Maynard (Cincinnati Zoo)

Journalist: Paul Daugherty

2 Lauren Bishop

3 Laura Baverman

Local Activist: Bill Cunningham

2 Jim Tarbell

3 Bootsy Collins 

Local Cause: Women Helping Women

2 Matthew:25 Ministries

3 Freestore Foodbank

Local Elected Official: Lucy Lou (Mayor of Rabbit Hash)

2 Vice Mayor Roxanne Qualls

3 Mayor Mark Mallory

Northern Kentuckian: George Clooney

2 Nick Clooney

3 Cris Collinsworth

Philanthropist: Carl Lindner

2 Otto M. Budig

3 Louise Nippert

Progressive: Bring Rapid Transit to Cincinnati

2 Tea Party Movement

3 Cincinnatians for Progress

Radio Personality: Jeff and Jenn (



2 Bill Cunningham (WLW-AM)

3 Chris & Janeen (WGRR-FM)

Radio Show: Jeff & Jenn (



2 Bob & Tom (WOFX-FM)

3 (TIE) Bill Cunningham (WLW-AM) , Married with Microphones  (WGRR-FM)

Radio Station: WNKU-FM




Radio Talk Show Host: Bill Cunningham (WLW-AM)

2 Maryanne Zeleznik (WVXU-FM)

3 Mo Egger (WCKY-AM)

Religious Leader: Brian Tome (Crossroads)

2 Archbishop Daniel Pilarcyk

3 Fr. Mike Graham (Xavier)

Sports Coverage: WLW (700-AM)

2 FSN Ohio

3 WKRC (Channel 


Troublemaker: Mike Brown/Bengals

2 Chad Ochocinco

3 Bill Cunningham

TV Anchor: Bob Herzog (Channel 12)

2 Clyde Gray (Channel 9)

3 Sheree Paolello (Channel 5)

TV Newscast: WCPO (Channel 9)

2 WKRC (Channel 


3 WLWT (Channel 5)

TV Sportscaster: Brad Johansen (Channel 12)

2 Thom Brennaman (Reds)

3 Ken Broo (Channel 5)

TV Weathercaster: Tim Hedrick (Channel 12)

2 Frank Marzullo (Channel 


3 Steve Horstmeyer (Channel 


Twitter Feed: CincinnatiZoo

2 CityBeatCincy

3 5chw4r7z

WebSite: Cincinnati.com

2 CityBeat.com

3 WCPO.com

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