Awards

  • American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors, Gold Award, Best Feature Article, “Mental Health Crisis,” 2013
  • Jesse H. Neal Award Finalist, Best Single Article, “Mental Health Crisis,” 2013
  • APEX Awards for Publication Excellence,  Electronic Media Category for “Practice Matters” blog published by Oncology Times, 2012
  • APEX Awards for Publication Excellence,  How-To Series Writing, Oncology Times, 2010
  • American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors, Bronze Award, Best Regular Department, 2009
  • APEX Awards for Publication Excellence, Award for Excellence, “Practice Matters” column in Oncology Times, 2009
  • Heart of America Society of Professional Journalists General Reporting Gold Award, 2005
  • Heart of America SPJ Awards, Best Beat Coverage and Best General Reporting, 2004
  • Society of Business Editors and Writers, Best-in-the-Business Award (national award for Kansas City Business Journal staff), 2004
  • Stanley Fisher Award for Outstanding MPA Student, 2003
  • IABC-Kansas City awards (Bronze Quill for speech-writing, 2004; Award of Distinction and Honorable Mention for publications, 2003)
  • PRSA-Kansas City PRISM award, writing, 2003
  • Pi Alpha Alpha, National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration (admitted in 2001)
  • Apex Awards for Publication Excellence, Award for Excellence, New Magapapers & Newspapers, 2002
  • Society for Technical Communication awards, 1994, 1996, and 2000