FishbowlDC Round 1 Superlative Winners: Jake Tapper, Ken Vogel, Kevin Cirilli


The results of Round 1 of Fishbowl Superlatives are in. Last week, we asked y’all to name the Hottest TV Personality, Most in Need of a Reality Show, and the Future/Former Boy Band Member. Nearly 5,000 votes later, we have your winners.

POLITICO's Ken Vogel

Fresh off the heels of his recent book Big Money, POLITICO’s Ken Vogel took the prize of Most in Need of a Reality Show, against the competition including BuzzFeed’s John Stanton, Pamela Sorensen of Pamela’s Punch, ESPN’s Britt McHenry, The Washington Post Reliable Source’s Helena Andrews and Emily Heil, and the man always touting the latest issue of Washington Life, John Arundel.

The Hill's Kevin Cirilli

In the category for Future/Former Boy Band MemberThe Hill’s Kevin Cirilli took the win, with 46% of respondents voting in his favor. CNN cutie Peter Morris took second, followed by The Atlantic’s James Hamblin, WJLA’s Scott Thuman, NBC Washington’s David Culver, and WJLA’s Kevin Lewis.

CNN's Jake Tapper

CNN’s Jake Tapper won the Hottest TV Personality category, despite the valiant efforts of FOX 5’s Steve Chenevey fans, who placed him in 1st over the weekend, only to be surpassed by “The Lead” host this week. CNN’s Brianna Keilar, FOX News’ Bret Baier, and NBC Washington’s Angie Goff and Eun Yang were also nominated.

Round 2 of Superlatives (you can vote below), including Hottest PR Guy/GirlBest Hair, and Biggest Troublemaker, will close on Tuesday, August 12. So far, the Hottest PR person category is the hottest competition, with nearly 4,000 votes. Top three contenders include the American Beverage Association’s Chris “Gindy” Gindlesperger, POLITICO’s Olivia Petersen, and CNN’s Matt Dornic (who’s birthday is today!). HuffPost’s Jen Bendery is winning in the Biggest Troublemaker category. And Moki Media’s Dannia Hakki is leading Washingtonian’s Kate Bennett, among others, for Best Hair.

Round 3, the remaining categories Sexiest Radio Voice, Best Writing, Cutest Couple, and Most #basic, will be announced in the coming days.


Hottest PR Guy/Girl

Best Hair

Biggest Troublemaker