Mediaite’s ‘Most Influential in News Media’ Party Brings Out Biggest Names in News (PHOTOS)

Mediaite celebrated our Most Influential in News Media list with a big bash Thursday night at Freds at Barneys. Our list ranked the top names in news media, and the party gathered the anchors, pundits, reporters, editors, publicists, executives and everyone in between that made the news in 2018.

The attendees of the party represented the top properties in media: Diane Sawyer, Megyn Kelly, George Stephanopoulos, CNN’s Jeff Zucker, Jim Acosta, Don Lemon, SE Cupp, John Berman, Alisyn Camerota, Brooke Baldwin, Margaret Hoover, John Avlon, Fox News’s Sean Hannity, Brian Kilmeade, Ed Henry, Melissa Francis, Bill Hemmer, Andrew Napolitano, MSNBC’s Ari Melber, Douglas BruntBrian Ross, Dan Abrams, Preet Bharara, Ann Coulter, Pat Kiernan, Jay Sures, Evan Siegfried, Kristin Tate, and many others including the very jovial staff of Mediaite.

The cocktails flowed and our list was debated! Check out pictures from the event below:

[Photos by Geraldine Petrovic]

George Stephanopoulos

Dan Abrams

George Stephanopoulos and Ali Wentworth


Diane Sawyer

Dan Abrams and Diane Sawyer

Bill Hemmer, Melissa Francis and Brian Kilmeade

Jeff Zucker

Margaret Hoover and John Avlon

Alisyn Camerota, Jay Sures and Brooke Baldwin

Alisyn Camerota and John Berman

Alisyn Camerota and Brooke Baldwin

Pat Kiernan

Ed Henry

Jim Acosta chats with Ed Henry

Mediaite's Aidan McLaughlin, Ken Meyer, Joe DePaolo, Caleb Ecarma, Andrew Eisbrouch and Lindsey Ellefson

Brian Kilmeade and Sean Hannity

Jay Sures and Don Lemon

Sean Hannity and Don Lemon

Sean Hannity and Don Lemon

Sean Hannity and Don Lemon

Sean Hannity and Don Lemon

Megyn Kelly

Megyn Kelly chats with Sean Hannity

Megyn Kelly chats with Sean Hannity

George Stephanopoulos

Dan Abrams and Cecilia Vega

Colby Hall, Ed Henry and Geraldine Hessler

Margaret Hoover and John Avlon

Bill Hemmer

Andrew Napolitano greets Dan Abrams

Brian Kilmeade

Andrew Napolitano

Bill Hemmer and John Berman

Kristin Tate

Dan Abrams and Joe Concha

Megyn Kelly and Dan Abrams

Megyn Kelly and Dan Abrams

Jim Acosta

Jim Acosta and Brian Ross

Cecilia Vega and Ricardo Jimenez

Jim Acosta stares down Oliver Darcy

Geraldine Hessler and Colby Hall

Brian Ross

Alisyn Camerota and John Berman

Preet Bharara

Preet Bharara and Ann Coulter

Ari Melber, Dan Abrams, Ann Coulter and Preet Bharara

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