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2015 Sheety Awards Official Nominees

SITE AWARDS

Best Show Reviews

Phoenix Plex Review
Voices of Wrestling
Pro Wrestling Torch
WONF4W

Best Show Previews

Voices of Wrestling
Cageside Seats
Pro Wrestling Torch
411Wrestling

Best Breaking News Site

Twitter
WONF4W
Cageside Seats
Pro Wrestling Torch
PWInsider

Best Analysis

Voices of Wrestling
Pro Wrestling Torch
Pro Wrestling Dot Net
F4WOnline

Best Opinion/Commentary

Voices of Wrestling
Pro Wrestling Torch
Segunda Caida
Live Audio Wrestling
Phoenix Plex Review

INDIVIDUAL WRITER AWARDS

Best News Reporter

Keith Harris (Cage Side Seats)
Mike Johnson (PWInsider)
Dave Meltzer (Wrestling Observer)
James Caldwell (Pro Wrestling Torch)
Rovert’s Twitter (Trevor the Irish Wrestling Fan (Independent))

Best Columnist

Brandon Howard (Voices of Wrestling)
David Bixenspan (Figure 4 Weekly)
Keith Harris (Cage SIde Seats)
Bruce Mitchell (Pro Wrestling Torch)
Chris Harrington (Indeedwrestling, Wrestlenomics & Voices of Wrestling)

Best Reviewer

Phil Schneider (Segunda Caida)
Ru Gunn (Voices of Wrestling)
Garrett Kidney (Voices of Wrestling)
Dave Meltzer (Wrestling Observer)
Wade Keller (Pro Wrestling Torch)
Sean Radican (Pro Wrestling Torch)

PODCAST AWARDS

Best Host

Kris Zellner (Exile on Badstreet & Between the Sheets)
Bryan Alvarez (Bryan & Vinny Show, WO Live, WO Radio & After Dark)
Jon Pollock (Live Audio Wrestling)
Rich Kraestch (Voices of Wrestling)
Rob McCarron (Shake Them Ropes)

Best Co-Host

David Bixenspan (Between the Sheets)
Vincent Verhei (Bryan & Vinny Show)
Joe Lanza (Voices of Wrestling)
Jeff Hawkins (Shake Them Ropes
Wai Ting (Live Audio Wrestling)

Best Voice

Kris Zellner (P2BNation)
Jeff Hawkins (Voices of Wrestling)
Johnny Sorrow, PWO/PTBN Network
Rich Kraestch (Voices of Wrestling)
Jason Powell (ProWrestling.net)

Best Podcast Network

Place To Be Nation
Voices of Wrestling
WONF4W
MLW
Live Audio Wrestling (The LAW)
Pro Wrestling Torch

Best Guest

Dylan Hales
Todd Martin
Lance Storm
xpac/Sean Waltman
Rob Naylor

SPECIALTY COVERAGE AWARDS

Best Indy Coverage

PWPonderings
Voices of Wrestling
The Indy Corner
Phoenix Plex Review

Best Japan Coverage

Phoenix Plex Review
Voices of Wrestling
WONF4W
Puroresu Central

Best Lucha Coverage

Luchablog / Cubsfan
Luchaworld
Kris Zellner
Dr. Lucha

Best Women’s Wrestling Coverage

PWPonderings
Squared Circle Sirens
Diva Dirt
ProWrestling.Net

MISC. AWARDS

Biggest Meltdown

Uproxx Writers / Silver Ant
Bryan Alvarez (pick any)
Vinny & the Divas Revolution
Ben Miller
Konnan with MSL

Best Twitter Feed

@TheFrayMovement – Brother Fray
@SoDuTw – Trevor the Irish Wrestling Fan
@ObserverQuotes – Meltzer (in the 90’s)
@Senor LARIATO – LARIATOOOOO!!!
@DylanWaco – Dylan Hales

Best Rant

Dylan Hales on Brandon Stroud
Michael Coughlin on Dave Meltzer
Joe Lanza (pick any)
Dave Meltzer on reaction to TNA getting canceled
Bryan Alvarez on Timestamps

MAJOR COVERAGE AWARDS

Writer of the Year

David Bixenspan (Various)
Dave Meltzer (Wrestling Observer)
Chris Harrington (Indeed Wrestling, Wrestlenomics & Voices of Wrestling)
Bruce Mitchell (Pro Wrestling Torch)
Brandon Howard (Voices of Wrestling)
Wade Keller (Pro Wrestling Torch)

Article of the Year

Exploring the Relationship of Wrestling Companies & Social Media by Brandon Howard (Voices of Wrestling)
The Evolution of Paul Levesque by Charles Humphreys (Voices of Wrestling)
The Journey of Becky Lynch (Voices of Wrestling) Joey O’ Doherty
‘Inside WWE’ story, James Caldwell (PW Torch)
The Search for Roman Reigns’ House Show Pop by Brandon Howard
Language of WWE – Brandon Howard (Voices of Wrestling)
“Midcard Era” – Dave Meltzer WON

Story of the Year

TNA Canceled
Hulk Hogan Dusty
Dusty Rhodes Death
Jimmy Snuka Trial
Roddy Piper Death

Podcast of the Year

Exile on Badstreet (Place To Be Nation)
Between The Sheets (Place To Be Nation)
Bryan and Vinny Show (WONF4W)
Shake Them Ropes (Voices of Wrestling)
Wrestling Observer Radio (WONF4W)
Bruce Mitchell Audio Show (Pro Wrestling Torch)

Free Site of the Year

Voices of Wrestling
Wrestling Inc.
Cageside Seats
WrestleZone

Pay Site of the Year

WON/F4W
Pro Wrestling Torch
PWInsider Elite
ProWrestling.net

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Les Moore

Les Moore

Les Moore is a veteran ex-journalist, columnist and content marketing strategist. With more than 15 years spent subscribing to pay wrestling newsletters or websites, and at one time boasting a subscription to every reputable pay wrestling news service available, from Wrestling Observer, Pro Wrestling Torch, plus 1Wrestling.com and, later, PWInsider, Moore provides a unique perspective on how wrestling writers ply their trade.

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