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:

  • 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
    Directors Guild of America
    January 2005
    For Field Directing work on Showtime’s ‘Penn & Teller: Bullsh*t!”
  • Communicator Award
    June 2004
    For Writing/Directing anti-smoking edutainment 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
    Environmental Media Association
    June 1996
  • Northwest Emmy Awards (6)
    Won six local Emmy awards for Writing/Producing on “Almost Live!”
    Northwest Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
    1985-88