Indy Week Best of the Triangle 2016 Nods for CBC

Indy Week Best of the Triangle 2016Independent Weekly has released their 2016 Best of the Triangle, and CBC entities and personalities have made the list.  With a new voting process this year, Indy Week says that the winners are more reflective than ever of their readers’ top choices.

“Between the two rounds of our Best of the Triangle contest, we logged more than six hundred thousand votes from more than twenty thousand voters in more than three hundred categories, far more votes than in any previous contest,” writes Indy Week.  “In the end, our hive mind produced a definitive compendium of cool stuff to do, cool places to eat and drink, cool services to check out, and less-cool politicians to throw something at.”

Here are the CBC winners:


  • Best Local-Interest
  • Best Local Radio Personality – Honorable Mention:  Gene & Julie Gates, WRAL-FM
  • Best Local TV Newsperson – Bill Leslie, WRAL-TV
  • Best Local TV Weatherperson – Greg Fishel, WRAL-TV; Honorable Mention: Elizabeth Gardner, WRAL-TV
  • Best Place to Take Visitors from Out of Town (Durham/Chapel Hill) – Honorable Mention: American Tobacco Campus, Durham Bulls Athletic Park
  • Best local reporter we’d like to see interview Governor McCrory – Laura Leslie, WRAL-TV

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