Awards

Second Place, Best Environmental Coverage, 2018
Native American Journalism Association
Alaska’s Small Villages Turn Toward Renewables—And Don’t Look Back
http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/just-transition/alaskas-small-villages-turn-toward-renewables-and-dont-look-back-20170825

Digital Innovation Award, 2017
Society of Professional Journalists, Northwest Excellence in Journalism
For comics journalism work with YES! Magazine graphic designer Jennifer Luxton
http://www.yesmagazine.org/planet/when-fighting-wildfires-does-more-harm-than-good-20161206

First Place, Social Issues Reporting, 2016
Society of Professional Journalists, Northwest Excellence in Journalism Contest
Unsurrendered: The Unist’ot’en clan stands in the way of three oil and gas pipelines. What makes this blockade unique is the land: a territory never given up by treaty.
http://reports.yesmagazine.org/unsurrendered/

Second Place, Online News Video (non-TV), 2016
Society of Professional Journalists, Northwest Excellence in Journalism Contest
Why Student Debtors Can’t File for Bankruptcy- Or Can They?
http://www.yesmagazine.org/new-economy/think-students-cant-declare-bankruptcy-think-again-20150923

Third Place, Environment, Nature and Science Reporting, 2016
Society of Professional Journalists, Northwest Excellence in Journalism Contest
Unsurrendered: The Unist’ot’en clan stands in the way of three oil and gas pipelines. What makes this blockade unique is the land: a territory never given up by treaty.
http://reports.yesmagazine.org/unsurrendered/

First Place, Best Environmental Story, 2013
Washington Newspaper Publishers Association
Queer Eye For The Tree Hugger: What The Green Movement Can Learn From Gay Rights Activists
http://www.capitolhilltimes.com/2012/09/queer-eye-for-the-tree-hugger-what-the-green-movement-can-learn-from-gay-rights-activists/

First Place, Topical/Non-Tourism Special Sections – Magazine, 2013
Washington Newspaper Publishers Association
Building a Sustainable Capitol Hill
http://www.capitolhilltimes.com/tag/magazine-2/

UA/NASA Undergraduate Research Space Grant, 2009

Nominee, Mark Finley Gold Pen News Writing Competition, 2007
University of Arizona