National awards

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

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”


Regional awards

Winner, 2016 Texas Star Reporter of the Year
Texas Associated Press Managing Editors and the Headliner's Foundation

Winner, 2016 Showcase Award for Enterprise & Innovation
The Headliner's Foundation

Winner, 2015 Reporting on Health
Society of Professional Journalists, Pacific Northwest chapter (WA, OR, ID, MT, AK)

Winner, 2014 Reporting on Health
Society of Professional Journalists, Pacific Northwest chapter (WA, OR, ID, MT, AK)


Other awards

Eagle Scout, 2006