Awards

• Award of Excellence, Division III, Planned Content (newsroom award), Gannett Co. Inc., third quarter 2013

• First-place award for best website for a daily newspaper in Mississippi, Mississippi Press Association, 2012 

• Second-place award for best blog in Division III for a daily newspaper in Mississippi and Louisiana, Associated Press Managing Editors, 2012

• Second-place award for best online package in Division III for a daily newspaper in Mississippi and Louisiana, Associated Press Managing Editors, 2012

• Most Likely to Pound the Pavement Award, United Way of Southeast Mississippi, 2012

• Second-place award for best website for a daily newspaper in Mississippi, Mississippi Press Association, 2011 

• Second-place award for best website in Division III for a daily newspaper in Mississippi and Louisiana, Associated Press Managing Editors, 2011

• First-place award for best website in Division II for a daily newspaper in Mississippi and Louisiana, Associated Press Managing Editors, 2010

• Second-place award for best blog in Division II for a daily newspaper in Mississippi and Louisiana, Associated Press Managing Editors, 2010

• Second-place award for best website for a daily newspaper in Mississippi, Mississippi Press Association, 2010

• Second-place award for best website for a daily newspaper in Mississippi, Mississippi Press Association, 2009

• First-place award for best website for a daily newspaper in Mississippi, Mississippi Press Association, 2008

• Second-place award for best website for a daily newspaper in Mississippi, Mississippi Press Association, 2007

 

• Community Spirit Award, Spirit of Women, 2007

• Named Manager of the Quarter twice (in 2004 and 2007) and member of Team of the Quarter twice (in 2007 and 2008), Hattiesburg American

• First place, best picture-story combination, Mississippi Press Association, 2006

• Second place, feature story, Mississippi Press Association, 2003

• Part of Team of the Year, Sun Herald, 1998

• Distinguished Service Award, Arkansas State University, 1997

• Editor of the Year, Arkansas College Media Association, 1997

• Senior of the Year, Photographic Society of Arkansas State University, 1997

• Photographer of the Year, Photographic Society of Arkansas State University, 1996

• Part of newspaper staff that won Pacemaker Award, Associated Collegiate Press, 1996