National awards

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

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”

Regional awards (Society of Pro Journalists; WA, OR, MT, ID, AK)

First Place in Health Reporting and Second Place in Investigative Reporting, 2015
"Nowhere to Turn"

First Place in Health Reporting, 2014
“Forcibly detained to be treated, forced to wait for treatment”

Second Place in Social Issues Reporting, 2015
"Thousands of families left out of state funding to help with developmental disabilities"

Second Place in Comprehensive Coverage, 2014
Coverage of problems with the way drunken-driving cases are handled in King County and Washington state.

Other awards

Eagle Scout, 2006