Honors

Emmy Award
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
September 2016
Awarded in the category of Outstanding Video Journalism: News for the ABC News documentary “Dead Horse Bay: New York’s Hidden Treasure Trove of Trash.” It was the first-ever Emmy nomination and win for ABC News Digital.

Journalism and Women Symposium Fellowship
Journalism and Women Symposium
2016
Awarded Emerging Journalist Fellowship and selected to attend annual JAWS Conference and Mentoring Project. The Journalism and Women Symposium “supports the professional empowerment and personal growth of women in journalism and works toward a more accurate portrayal of the whole society.”

Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Website
The Radio Television Digital News Association
2016
ABCNews.com

Webby Award Nominee
The Webby Awards
May 2016
Nominated for the ABC News feature “Underground in America: Female Genital Mutilation.”

German-American Fulbright Grant
Fulbright Commission
November 2012
Awarded Fulbright grant for the Berlin Capital Program. Explored German media in Berlin on a 10-day seminar with 15 American journalists.

CNN Master’s Fellowship
CNN & Columbia University
2012
Awarded six-month fellowship to rotate through CNN’s New York bureau.

Columbia Journalism Honors
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
May 2012
Received honors for reporting Master’s thesis on adult onset food allergies. Received honors for writing, reporting and producing for the weekly news show “Columbia News Tonight.” Video exposé on environmental issues was featured at the school’s first Innovation Exhibition.

Interview on Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood
CBS News
February 2010
Selected for interview on “CBS News Sunday Morning.” Participated in a discussion focusing on advertisements, social media and the Millennial Generation.