Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. (Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

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Hollywood Reporter Names Most Powerful People in New York Media

The first year of Trump’s presidency has delivered a steady stream of news for New York media.

The Hollywood Reporter put together a list of this year’s top news players and teams influencing the 24/7 Trump-fueled news cycle that journalists have been thrust into during his first year of presidency. Successful names in the industry, spurred by the #MeToo movement, have been toppled from their positions, such as Charlie Rose and Matt Lauer. This has elevated those who, despite hard work and talent, have been consistently overlooked, like Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb at NBC or Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell at CBS. The Trump administration has also given late-night hosts an opportunity to become outspoken advocates, like John Oliver, Seth Meyers, Samantha Bee and Trevor Noah. This is The Hollywood Reporter’s eighth annual list of the media’s top players and teams. Check out some of the people who made the cut:

1.  Jack Abernethy, Suzanne Scott and Jay Wallace

Co-president, Fox News and CEO, Fox Television Stations; president of programming, Fox News; president of news, Fox News

2. Jesse Angelo

CEO and publisher, New York Post

3. Dean Baquet, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey

Executive editor; investigative reporters, The New York Times

4. Samantha Bee

Host/executive producer, Full Frontal With Samantha Bee

5. Campbell Brown

Global head of news partnerships, Facebook

6. Andy Cohen

Host/executive producer, Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen

7. Stephen Colbert and Chris Licht

Host/executive producer and showrunner/executive producer, ‘The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’

8. Anderson Cooper

Host, Anderson Cooper 360°

9. Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt and Brian Kilmeade

Co-hosts, Fox & Friends

10. Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Megyn Kelly

Anchors, Today; anchor, Megyn Kelly Today

Read the full story at The Hollywood Reporter