Awards And Honors

Pulitzer Prize (Staff)

  • Columbia University
    April 2000
    Deadline Reporting – Denver Post Staff – Columbine Shooting
    As Night Sports Editor, assigned and edited sports-related stories and columns on deadline resulting from shooting at Columbine High School. Produced sports section for following day’s paper, which was part of paper’s entry.

Served as correspondent for Boston Globe-owned Boston.Com site for its Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombings in 2013. Wrote live commentary and multiple follow-up stories, including several exclusive interviews.

And the winner is …

Associated Press Sports Editors

  • Top 10 Daily Section
    National 250,000+ circulation (Orlando Sentinel – 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007)
  • Top 10 Special Section
    National 250,000+ circulation (Orlando Sentinel – 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
  • Top 10 Sunday Section
    National 250,000+ circulation (Orlando Sentinel – 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008)
  • Triple Crown
    Orlando Sentinel captured Top 10 honors in Sunday, daily and special section category in 2006.
  • Top 10 Graphic Design
    June 1998

    Florida Society of Newspaper Editors/Florida Press Club

  • Best Special Section + Best Deadline Reporting
    1st place – All Subjects and Circulation Categories (Orlando Sentinel – 2007)
    3rd place – All Subjects and Circulation Categories (Orlando Sentinel – 2006)
    1st place – Deadline Reporting (Staff) – Death of Dale Earnhardt – 125,000+ Circulation (Orlando Sentinel – 2001)

    Florida Society of Professional Journalists

  • Best Special Section – All Categories (Football Preview) – 125,000+ (Orlando Sentinel – 2007, 2008)

    Orlando Sentinel

  • Annual Award of Excellence
    Design and Innovation – 2001
    Headline Writing and Copy Editing – 2004
    National Best Sports Page Design – All Circulation Categories.

    Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists

  • Best Design – 75,000+ Circulation Category (Connecticut Post – 1997)
    Best Sports Section (2nd place) – 75,000+ Circulation Category (Connecticut Post – 1996, 1997)