Top Theme Park Bloggers Exposed in New Readers' Choice Poll
Winners in the 10Best Readers’ Choice New Media Award for Best Theme Park Blogger have just been announced after a four-week voting period ended earlier this week. The winners are as follows:
- Dan Hatfield (Orlando Informer)
- Deb Wills (All Ears)
- Lance Hart (Screamscape)
- Robb Alvey (Theme Park Review)
- Mike Collins (Coaster Radio)
- Rick West (Theme Park Adventure)
- Robert Niles (Theme Park Insider)
- AJ Wolfe (Disney Food Blog)
- Ricky Brigante (Inside the Magic)
- Matt Roseboom (Attractions Magazine)
A panel of experts picked 20 initial nominees, and winners were then determined by popular vote. Experts Joel Bullock of The Coaster Critic, Roller Coaster Pro, Steve Kalkofen, About.com's Theme Park guru Arthur Levine and USA TODAY's Experience America editor James Riley were chosen based on their extensive experience in social media and focus on theme park coverage.
It was a tight race throughout the month of voting. Additional nominees included Kurt Dahlin (The Coaster Guy), Jim Hill (Jim Hill Media), Scott and Carol Holmes (News Plus Notes), Brian McEnroe (Domain of Death 3), Nick Sim (Theme Park Tourist), John Stevenson (Coaster 101), Jeremy Thompson (Roller Coaster Philosophy), Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix (Mouse Planet), Tricia Vita (Amusing the Zillion) as well as Erik and Racheal Yates (Behind the Thrills).
10Best and USA TODAY extend their congratulations to all the winners. The contest was promoted on 10Best and USA TODAY. Upcoming New Media Awards include Best Independent Travel Videographer, Best Family Travel Blogger, Best Couples Bloggers and Best Budget Travel Blogger.License the 10Best Readers' Choice Award Logo