The Pulitzer Prize

Winner, 2015 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News (part of a reporting team)
Coverage of a deadly landslide in Oso, Washington

Finalist, 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Public Service
"Denied": How Texas keeps tens of thousands of children out of special education


Other national journalism awards

Winner, 2017 Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting
"Denied": How Texas keeps tens of thousands of children out of special education

Winner, 2017 George A. Polk Award in Education Reporting
"Denied": How Texas keeps tens of thousands of children out of special education

Winner, 2017 Investigative Reporters and Editors medal in Freedom of Information
"Denied": How Texas keeps tens of thousands of children out of special education

Winner, 2017 Scripps Howard Award in Public Service
"Denied": How Texas keeps tens of thousands of children out of special education

Winner, 2017 Sigma Delta Chi Award in Public Service
"Denied": How Texas keeps tens of thousands of children out of special education

Winner, 2017 National Headliner Award in Public Service
"Denied": How Texas keeps tens of thousands of children out of special education

Finalist, 2016 Livingston Awards for Young Journalists, in Local Reporting
“Accountability Austin: The rules don't apply"

Finalist, 2015 Livingston Awards for Young Journalists, in Local Reporting
“Nowhere to Turn: Missed deadlines force hospitals to release mental patients"

Finalist, 2012 Mirror Awards, in In-Depth/Enterprise Reporting
“Investigative Journalism students used questionably ethical reporting tactics, sources say”
“Dismantling of a legacy: The rise and fall of David Protess”


Other awards

Eagle Scout, 2006