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.