Multimedia Storyteller


Recent Photo & Multimedia Awards

2018 - National Press Photographers Association, Illinois AP Editors Association & Illinois Press Association
            NPPA - Numerous regional and national NPPA clip winners. Finished seventh overall in NPPA Central Region
            ILAPEA - 1st and 3rd place in Personality Portrait and 3rd Place General News
            IPA - 1st place Photo Series & Portrait/Personality, 2nd & 4th Sports Portrait and 4th Photo Gallery
2017 - Illinois Press Association
           2nd place Best Web Project - “Mother’s Day Without Mom”
2016 - Illinois Press Association
           1st and 2nd place - Personality Portrait, 3rd Place Best Web Project -  “A grieving mother’s marathon”
2015 - Illinois Press Association
           2nd Place Best Web Project - “Putting the band back together”  - The restoration of the District of Rock Island’s iconic Blues Brothers statues
2015 - Illinois AP Editors Association
           2nd - Spot News  - Project with reporter Stephen Elliott featuring video, photos, and story from jailhouse interview. with convicted murder William ‘Pete’ White Jr.
           3rd - Mobile Visual - Social media coverage of a fire in East Moline
           3rd  - Digital Storytelling - “Putting the band back together” video
2014 - Northern Illinois Newspaper Association
           1st place Best Video &  Best General Feature - Video:  Interview with Wayne Viager as he struggled in the wake of a fire in Cable that killed several family members including his wife and daughter.
2014 - Illinois AP Editors Association
           2nd Place Spot News and  Honorable mention for Most Innovative Project
2013 - Northern Illinois Newspaper Association
           1st place Best Video  -  “Arsenal at 150’’ documentary
2013 - Illinois AP Editors Association
           3rd place Multimedia Storytelling  - “Arsenal at 150’’ documentary
2012 - Northern Illinois Newspaper Association
           1st & 3rd place - Best Video
2012 - Illinois AP Editors Association
           Showcase winner (Photo of the Year) and 1st place Portrait/Personality