Awards and Honors

Dog Writers Association of America 2015 Nomination (Magazine Article – Health or General Care)

Champion of My Heart named DogTime Media 2011 Best Dog Blog Finalist

2010 Humane Society of Boulder Valley Community Engagement Award

Champion of My Heart named DogTime Media 2010 Best Dog Blog
(acceptance speech video)

Speaker, American Society of Journalists and Authors annual conference in NYC

Speaker, National Press Women Association annual conference

Finalist, Adult Nonfiction Feature Article, Colorado Authors’ League

Second Place, Flash Fiction Contest, Pikes Peak Chapter, National League of American Pen Women

Best in Show, Total Advertising Campaign, Admissions Advertising Report, for an undergraduate student recruitment campaign for Dakota State University

President of the Colorado Authors’ League, 2003-2005.

Bronze Quill
Community Relations
Intl. Association of Business Communicators

Bronze Quill
Four-Color Media Kits
Intl. Association of Business Communicators

Award of Merit
Product/Service Intro.
Intl. Association of Business Communicators

National Silver Award for Magazine Media Kits
Society of National Association Publications

Regional Award for Editorial Excellence
American Society of Business Press Editors

District Award of Merit Brochure Copy
Council for the Advancement and Support of Education

District Award of Merit for Periodicals, Alumni Council for the Advancement and Support of Education