Awards

I know that awards don’t pay the bills, but I believe it’s an honor for your professional peers to acknowledge the quality of your work. So, herewith is a list of some of the awards I have been honored to receive over the years:

  • 2011 Idaho’s Top 50 Authors – Idaho Book Extravaganza
  • 2010 Idaho Press Club Award of Excellence – “Magazine Feature Writing” – Idaho’s Basque Tables – 1st Place
  • 2011 Capital City Communicators IMPACT Award of Excellence – “Feature Writing” – Idaho’s Basque Tables
  • Top 50 Magazine Feature Articles, 79th Annual Writer’s Digest International Writing Competition, 2010 – Memories of Minidoka
  • 2010 Capital City CommunicatorsIMPACT Award of Excellence -“Feature Writing”- Memories of Minidoka – 1st Place
  • 2009 Idaho Press ClubAward of Excellence – “Magazine, Serious Feature Writing” – Memories of Minidoka – 1st Place
  • 2008 Idaho Press Club Award of Excellence – “Magazine, Serious Feature Writing” – The Elegant Barn
  • 2008 Idaho Press Club Award of Excellence – “Media Campaign” – Purina National Diving Dog Tour
  • 2005 Idaho Press Club Award of Excellence – “Crime & Courts Reporting” – Sarah Johnson Murder Trial  – 1st Place
  • 2005 Boise Weekly “Best of Boise” Reader’s Award – Feature writing  – The Gay Unproud List
  • 2004 Idaho Press Club Award of Excellence – Video Script Writing – Central District Health Department
  • 2004 Idaho Press Club Award of Excellence – News Release Writing – Central District Health Department
  • 2000 “KUDOS” Marketing Award, National Recreation & Parks Assoc. – Campaign – Boise Parks & Recreation – Dog Etiquette campaign
  • 2000 “Best Public Service Ad,” Idaho Broadcaster’s Assoc. – TV ad – Dog Etiquette campaign
  • 1999 “Rockie” Creative Award, Boise Ad Federation – Radio ad – Got Leash?
  • 1999 “Rockie” Creative Award, Boise Ad Federation – Print ad – Dog Ettiquette campaign
  • 1999 “Rockie” Creative Award, Boise Ad Federation – Print ad – Got Leash?