Best Ties on a Local TV Personality (2002)

Brian Maass
Channel 4

Investigative reporter Maass, who's had quite a run of scoops lately, frequently leaves his jacket unfastened during in-studio standups and live reports -- the better to give himself the appearance of having just rushed in with a breaking-news story. As a result, viewers regularly get a full-length gander at his ties, most of which are enormous; he favors neckwear that's unfashionably thick at the bottom, and ties them so that they hang past his beltline, like an especially stylish bib. Now that it's spring, let's hope that he unbuttons on the air more often. No, not those buttons...

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