KANSAS CITY JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR 2019: ANGIE RICONO!!!
There are skeptical souls who claim that local journalism disappears without the newspaper. Nothing could be further from the truth as KCTV5's Angie Ricono has demonstrated this year with an EPIC investigative series exposing the Jackson County property tax crisis.
Her work speaks for itself and has served to ignite protest and inform the community about a threat that will force many locals form their homes and change to political landscape moving forward.