Journalism Awards

2018 PNA Keystone Press Award recipient

Won first-place award in the “Series” category for “Struggling with Addiction.” The series contained five stories highlighting multiple aspects of addiction and the stories of people who have found the strength to overcome it. 

http://www.chestnuthilllocal.com/2017/05/25/a-mother-breaks-the-silence-of-addiction/

http://www.chestnuthilllocal.com/2017/06/02/recovery-high-school-helps-teenagers-overcome-addiction/

http://www.chestnuthilllocal.com/2017/06/08/from-addiction-to-recovery-a-mt-airy-addiction-psychologist-shares-his-journey/

http://www.chestnuthilllocal.com/2017/06/15/hill-native-overcomes-addiction-creates-accessories-company-to-inspire-others/

http://www.chestnuthilllocal.com/2017/06/22/on-the-front-lines-fighting-the-opioid-addiction-with-narcan/

2017 PNA Keystone Press Award recipient 

Won 1st place for Feature Story  “Women recall 1960s protests to desegregate Girard College.”

http://www.chestnuthilllocal.com/2016/02/10/women-recall-1960s-protests-to-desegregate-girard-college/

Won 2nd place for General News reporting for three-part series on ACHIEVEability, a nonprofit organization that seeks to end the cycle of poverty for low-income, single-parent and homeless families. 

http://www.chestnuthilllocal.com/2016/06/02/mt-airy-woman-works-to-end-cycle-of-poverty/

http://www.chestnuthilllocal.com/2016/06/15/germantown-man-owes-career-to-nonprofit-groups-help/

http://www.chestnuthilllocal.com/2016/06/29/nonprofit-agency-helps-a-homeless-mother-to-get-a-college-degree/

2016 PNA Keystone Press Award recipient 

Won first-place for Series on Vietnam Veterans

Buckley park one of the first memorials to honor Vietnam Vets

Remembering Larry Bolger – Hiller killed in Vietnam War

2015 PNA Keystone Press Award recipient

Won first-place award for Series on Sex Trafficking

Local efforts focus on sex trafficking in NW Philly

Sex trafficking victims in Pa. treated as criminal

Dawn’s Place: Safe haven for sexually exploited women

2014 PNA Keystone Press Award recipient

Won first-place award for Series on Eva Moses Kor, a survivor of Dr. Josef Mengele’s horrific twin experiments in Auschwitz.

Was a human guinea pig in gruesome experiments – At CHC, Holocaust survivor recalls Nazi murderers

Spoke out at Chestnut Hill College – Holocaust survivor forgives those who killed her family

Won honorable mention for Feature Story on Kugno Shewo Lobsang Dhargye, of Glenside, who survived the Chinese oppression of Tibet.

Glenside man a survivor of the Chinese oppression of  Tibet

2013 PNA Keystone Press Award recipient

Won first-place award for series on Adults with Autism.

Autistic workers’ freedom threatened by budget cuts 

The adult face of autism 

First responders autism averting crisis 

Chestnut Hill College to offer professional autism programs 

Won second-place award for feature story “Lost Boy of Sudan speaks for unheard children.”