Honors

Journalism Awards

  • Religion News Association, finalist in the Radio category (winners announced Oct. 2021)
  • Arizona Press Club Second Place Award, Community immigration reporting, 2021 (with co-author)
  • Arizona Press Club First Place Award, Community immigration reporting, 2018 (with co-author)
  • Arizona Press Club First Place Award, Community public safety reporting, 2018 (with co-author)
  • Named “Best Investigative Radio Reporter” by PHOENIX Magazine, July 2017
  • Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI) First Place Award, Large Market, Series, 2017 (team award)
  • Regional Edward R. Murrow Award Large Market Radio, News Series, 2017 (team award)
  • Regional Edward R. Murrow Award Large Market Radio, Hard News, 2015
  • Contributor to PRI The World/Global Nation’s winning entry, Radio Television Digital News Association UNITY Award, 2014
  • Southern Nevada Electronic Media Awards: Best Radio News Broadcast, 2011
  • UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism Dean’s Prize for Excellence in Radio Reporting, 2010

 

Journalism fellowships

  • Russell Sage Foundation, Visiting Journalist, 2019
  • University of Southern California Center for Religion and Civic Culture Journalism Fellowship, 2019
  • Suzanne Goodspeed Investigative Journalism Fellowship at Northern Arizona University, 2019
  • New America, New Arizona Fellowship, 2016-2018
  • Logan Nonfiction Fellowship, Carey Institute for Greater Good, 2017
  • Loyola Law School for Journalists, 2015
  • Association of Health Care Journalists Western Regional Fellowship, 2013
  • Institute for Justice and Journalism Immigration Reporting Fellowship, 2012