2017

           Finalist, Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography

Pictures of the Year International (POYi)
- 2nd Place, News Picture Story
- AE, Multimedia Photographer of the Year
- AE, Multimedia News & Issue Story

National Press Photographers Association (NPPA)
- 1st Place, International News Picture Story
- HM, News Multimedia Story

International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF)
Reporting Fellow, U.S. Border / Nogales, Mexico

2016

The Webby Awards
Official Honoree for “Without Nature, No Life”

Pictures of the Year International (POYi)
- 2nd Place, Multimedia Photographer of the Year
- 3rd Place, Multimedia Issue Reporting Story
- AE, Issue Reporting Picture Story

National Press Photographers Association (NPPA)
- Multimedia Photographer of the Year
- 2nd Place, Documentary Multimedia Package

National Headliner Awards
3rd Place, Online Videography

The Mountain Workshops
Video Coach

International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF)
Reporting Fellow, U.S. Border / Juarez, Mexico

2015

Pictures of the Year International (POYi)
1st Place, Multimedia News Story

National Press Photographers Association (NPPA)
- HM, Multimedia Portfolio
- HM, Documentary Multimedia Story

American Society of News Editors
Punch Sulzberger Award for Online Storytelling

White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA)
Judge for the Multimedia Contest

2014

Pictures of the Year International (POYi)
AE, News Multimedia Story

International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF)
Reporting Fellow, Eastern Democratic Republic of Conogo

2012

Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award
Domestic Photography

Hillman Prize
Photojournalism

Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism
Short Form Video

Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award
Feature Photography

2011

Pictures of the Years International (POYi)
- AE, Issue Reporting Story - Multimedia
- AE, Feature Story - Multimedia

National Press Photographers Association (NPPA)
- HM, Domestic News Picture Story

Pictures of the Year International (POYi)
Judge for the Still Photography Contest   

2010

Pictures of the Year International (POYi)
- Finalist, Global Vision Award
- AE, Issue Reporting Picture Story

National Press Photographers Association (NPPA)
- Runner-up, Photojournalist of the Year (smaller markets)
- 1st Place, Feature Video
- HM, Environmental Picture Story

Media That Matters Film Festival
Human Rights Award for "Uninsured in the Mississippi Delta"

White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA)
- 1st Place, Portfolio
- 2nd Place, Portrait
- 2nd Place, Feature
- 3rd Place, News Picture Story
- AE, Insiders Washington

Annenberg Space for Photography
Speaker, Iris Nights Lecture Series

2009

Pictures of the Year International (POYi)
- 1st Place, Presidential General Election 2008
- 2nd Place, Issue Reporting Picture Story
- 2nd Place, Campaign 2008 Picture Story
- 2nd Place, Portrait

White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA)
- 2nd Place, Feature
- 2nd Place, Multimedia - Photo/Narrated Audio
- 3rd Place, Portfolio
- 3rd Place, Domestic News
- Award of Excellence, News Picture Story
- Award of Excellence, Portrait
- Award of Excellence, Feature
- Award of Excellence, Campaign 2008
- Award of Excellence, On Capitol Hill
- Award of Excellence, Domestic News

National Press Photographers Association (NPPA)
- 1st Place, Road to Office Audio Slideshow
- 2nd Place, Feature Audio Slideshow
- HM, Road to Office Picture Story

2008

Pictures of the Year International (POYi)
- 2nd Place, News Picture Story

White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA)
- 1st Place, International News
- 1st Place, Sports Picture Story
- 3rd Place, Feature Picture Story
- Award of Excellence, On Capitol Hill
- Award of Excellence, Feature
- Award of Excellence, Portrait
- Award of Excellence, Portfolio