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~ 2018 “Seattle’s Most Influential” list, Seattle magazine (awarded to Crosscut)


~ SPJ Northwest Excellence in Journalism Award, arts reporting, 2018 (Six other 2018 SPJ Northwest Excellence in Journalism awards were awarded to Crosscut)



~ Government News Reporting of the Year, Municipal League Foundation (awarded to Crosscut), 2018


~ Short-form Feature News Reporting, runner-up, Society of Professional Journalists, 2017


~ Apex award for best “green” publication for Ampersand magazine, 2016


~ 2012 Four Peaks Elevation Series: Digital Media and Leadership Training


~ Knight Initiative on Poverty fellowship, 2012

~ APME News Train Workshop , 2010

~ National Press Photographers Assn. multimedia immersion program, 2009

~ Missouri Lifestyle Journalism Awards, finalist, Multicultural Journalism, 2007

~ SPJ regional competition, second place, multimedia feature, 2007

~ American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors, first place, 2006

~ Selden Ring Award finalist in Investigative Reporting, 2005

~ Harvard University’s Goldsmith Award for Investigative Journalism, finalist, 2005

~ Journalism That Matters conference at the John E. Fetzer Institute, invited participant, 2005


~ Washington State Bar Excellence in Legal Journalism award, 2005

~ “Environmental Journalism: Wading Through the Issues of Race, Class and Social Justice” panelist at UNITY 2004 convention

~ Jefferson Fellow, East-West Center, University of Hawaii, 2002

~ Immigration Fellowship, Western Knight Center for Specialized Reporting, 2001

~ Institutes for Journalism & Natural Resources, Pacific Northwest fellow, 1999

~ Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting fellow, 1999

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