Awards & Honors

It’s always an honor to just be nominated for something, let alone actually win an award.

Here are some of the awards and honors I’ve received, in reverse chronological order:

  • General Excellence Award for The B-Town (Burien) Blog for 2019, Society of Professional Journalists, May 18, 2020.
  • Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park, April 2017.
  • “Best Hyperlocal Website” (two consecutive years), Society of Professional Journalists, May 2011, 2012
  • Nominated for a Directors Guild of America Award, January 2005, for Field Directing work on Showtime’s ‘Penn & Teller: Bullsh*t!”
  • Communicator Award, June 2004, for Writing/Directing anti-smoking short.
  • National Emmy Awards (3) for Outstanding Writing in a Children’s Series, Academy of Televison Arts and Sciences, June 1994-1996. Won a National Emmy Award for each season I served as Senior Writer on “Bill Nye the Science Guy.”
  • Environmental Media Award for “Bill Nye the Science Guy,” Environmental Media Association, June 1996
  • Northwest Emmy Awards (6), Won 6 local Emmy awards for Writing/Producing on “Almost Live!” KING-TV, 1985-88