Pulitzer Prize finalist: The Louisville Courier Journal, including my work, was honored as a 2021 Pulitzer Prize finalist in the Public Service category, “for its unflinching, comprehensive and impactful coverage of the killing of Breonna Taylor and the legacy of systemic racism in the police force and other civic institutions in Louisville, which helped to spur important reforms.”

Other awards

Kentucky Press Association: First, Second and Third Place in Best Sports Feature Story (2022)

National Society of Features Journalism: Honorable Mention in Sports Feature (2021)

SPJ Louisville: First Place in Enterprise/Investigative Reporting (2021)

Kentucky Press Association: First Place in Best Sports Feature Story (2021)

SPJ Louisville: Third Place in Sports Feature Writing (2020)

Iowa Newspaper Association: Second Place in Best Sports Feature Story (2020)

GateHouse Media: Class B Sports Writer of the Year (2019)

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