How Housing Choice Vouchers Contribute to Modern-Day Segregation – The Ann Arbor News / MLive. Best public service2nd place, Michigan Associated Press Media Editors, 2019; 2nd place for news enterprise reporting and 2nd place for public service in the 2019 Michigan Press Association awards.

Ann Arbor’s historically black neighborhood is hottest market in town – The Ann Arbor News / MLive. Best multimedia reporting2nd place, APME, 2018.

Changing the Conversation: Poverty in Our Community – Kokomo Tribune. Series on generational poverty, living conditions in a local public housing complex, and the efficacy of poverty alleviation strategies employed by public officials and private nonprofits, co-reported with Martin Slagter. Best community service1st place, Hoosier State Press Association, 2016.


College readiness: Schools retool remedial programs to pave a quicker path to college-level success – Crain’s Detroit Business.

Ypsilanti’s football season ends, but school-of-choice battle continues – The Ann Arbor News/ MLive.

‘We have to tell this story,’ says father of transgender 7 year oldThe Ann Arbor News / MLive. Best feature story1st place, MPA, 2016.

Undocumented Ypsilanti valedictorian: I want a bright future – The Ann Arbor News / MLive. Best government / education story1st place, MPA, 2016.

Why educators want you to think there’s a teacher shortage – Kokomo Tribune. Best news coverage with no deadline pressure1st place, HSPA, 2016.


LGBTQ students at Christian colleges refuse to choose between sexuality, faith – MLive. Best enterprise reporting2nd place, APME 2018; honorable mention from MPA for most innovative storytelling.

A fine line between church and state: Eastern Howard School Corp. acknowledges Christian influence within public school district – Kokomo Tribune.


Dying for success: Anxiety driving teen suicide rate to record high – The Ann Arbor News/MLive, co-reported with Martin Slagter.

Woman’s death calls into question 911 dispatch practices – Kokomo Tribune. Best ongoing news coverage, 1st place; Story of the Year finalist, HSPA 2016.