Dave Portnoy

Journalist of the Year: Dave Portnoy

Most professional journos have spent the last few weeks congratulating themselves for having “survived” the Trump years. As CNN’s Jim Acosta wrote in his bestselling memoir, it was “a dangerous time to tell the truth in America.” He would know. In 2018, Acosta’s White House press pass was briefly suspended after he grappled with a female intern who attempted to take his microphone.