Honors

• Young Alumnus Award, Ball State University Department of Journalism, 2012

• First Place, Spot News Reporting, Indiana SPJ Pro Chapter (circulation over 40,000), 2011

• Peter Lisagor Award for Investigative Reporting, Chicago Headline Club, (circulation under 300,000), 2009

• Peter Lisagor Award for Deadline Reporting, Chicago Headline Club, (circulation under 300,000), 2005