AmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the MotorCity Casino Hotel’s Sound Board for the 2016 Crain’s Newsmaker of the Year ceremony. In this gallery, you’ll see eight of the nine top newsmakers of 2016. Note: Republican National Committee Chair Ronna Romney McDaniel was unable to attend the ceremony. We’ll also have photos from a panel discussion titled “How today’s local philanthropic leaders are influencing Detroit’s big comeback.” You’ll also see Detroit Pistons Owner Tom Gores, this year’s Crain’s Newsmaker of the Year for 2016. He made the decision to move the NBA basketball team from the suburb of Auburn Hills to join the Detroit Red Wings at the new Little Caesars Arena in downtown Detroit.