Awards and Honors

2016 

The Webby Awards 

Official Honoree for "Without Nature, No Life" 

National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) 

• Multimedia Photographer of the Year 

• 2nd Place, Documentary Multimedia Package 

Pictures of the Year International (POYi) 

• 2nd Place, Multimedia Photographer of the Year 

• 3rd Place, Multimedia Issue Reporting Story  

• AE, Issue Reporting Picture Story  

National Headliner Awards 

3rd Place, Online Videography for "Without Nature, No Life" 

2015 

Pictures of the Year International (POYi) 

1st Place, Multimedia News Story 

National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) 

• HM, Multimedia Portfolio 

• HM, Documentary Multimedia Story  

American Society of News Editors 

Punch Sulzberger Award for Online Storytelling 

2014 

Pictures of the Year International (POYi) 

AE, News Multimedia Story  

2012 

Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award  

Domestic Photography 

Hillman Prize 

Photojournalism 

Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism 

Short Form Video 

Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award  

Feature Photography 

2011 

Pictures of the Years International (POYi) 

• AE, Issue Reporting Story - Multimedia  

• AE, Feature Story - Multimedia 

National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) 

• HM, Domestic News Picture Story  

2010 

Pictures of the Year International (POYi) 

• Finalist, Global Vision Award  

• AE, Issue Reporting Picture Story  

National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) 

• Runner-up, Photojournalist of the  

Year (smaller markets) 

• 1st Place, Feature Video 

• HM, Environmental Picture Story  

White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA) 

• 1st Place, Portfolio  

• 2nd Place, Portrait 

• 2nd Place, Feature 

• 3rd Place, News Picture Story  

• AE, Insiders Washington 

Northern Short Course Competition 

• 1st Place, News Picture Story 

2009 

Pictures of the Year International (POYi) 

• 1st Place, Presidential General Election 2008 

• 2nd Place, Issue Reporting Picture Story 

• 2nd Place, Campaign 2008 Picture Story  

• 2nd Place, Portrait  

White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA) 

• 2nd Place, Feature 

• 2nd Place, Multimedia - Photo/Narrated Audio 

• 3rd Place, Portfolio 

• 3rd Place, Domestic News 

• Award of Excellence, News Picture Story 

• Award of Excellence, Portrait 

• Award of Excellence, Feature 

• Award of Excellence, Campaign 2008 

• Award of Excellence, On Capitol Hill 

• Award of Excellence, Domestic News 

National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) 

• 1st Place, Road to Office Audio Slideshow 

• 2nd Place, Feature Audio Slideshow 

• HM, Road to Office Picture Story  

Northern Short Course Competition 

• 1st Place, News Picture Story 

• 3rd Place, Photographer of the Year  

• 3rd Place, General News 

• HM, Campaign 2008 

2008 

White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA)  

• 1st Place, International News  

• 1st Place, Sports Picture Story  

• 3rd Place, Feature Picture Story  

• Award of Excellence, On Capitol Hill  

• Award of Excellence, Feature 

• Award of Excellence, Portrait  

• Award of Excellence, Portfolio 

Pictures of the Year International (POYi) 

• 2nd Place, News Picture Story  

Northern Short Course Competition 

• HM, Photographer of the Year 

• HM, International Picture Story  

• HM, Sports Action 

2007 

White House News Photographers Association 

• Award of Excellence, Insiders Washington 

• Award of Excellence, Sports Picture Story 

2006 

College Photographer of the Year 

• 3rd Place, Photographer of the Year 

• HM, Feature  

2005 

College Photographer of the Year  

• First Place, General News  

Ohio News Photographer's Association 

• Student Photographer of the Year