Awards

WKMS: NPR Affiliate

From 2008 to 2011, I worked as a correspondent for NPR affiliate WKMS in Kentucky. Following are my first- and second-place state-level awards from the Associated Press. 

First Place:

Best Light News Feature 2011
Associated Press (Kentucky)
“Kaeliegh’s Heart”

Best Special Series/Documentary 2010
Associated Press (Kentucky)
“The Difference They Made”

Best Enterprise/Investigative Reporting 2010
(With Carrie Pond)
Associated Press (Kentucky)
“The Struggle for LGBT Rights”

Best Continuing Coverage 2010
Staff-shared award for coverage of the 2009 ice storm
Associated Press (Kentucky)

Second Place:

Best Sports Feature / Special 2011
Associated Press (Kentucky)
“Clinton Phifer and Trainer Neely Owens Go the Distance”

Best Continuing Coverage 2011
Associated Press (Kentucky)
“Paducah Nuclear Workers”

Best Light News Feature 2010
Associated Press (Kentucky)
“Hearts 4 Babies”

Best Continuing Coverage 2010
(With Carrie Pond)
Associated Press (Kentucky)
“County Battle to End Prohibition”

Best Light News Feature 2009
Associated Press (Kentucky)
“The 101st Airborne at Little Rock”

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Additional

Murray State University MFA Program in Creative Writing
Above and Beyond Award
2010

Linda Haldeman Fiction Writing Award
May 1993