Awards

2017 National Press Photographers Association Northern Short Course, First Place Team Multimedia

2016 Society of Professional Journalists, Second Place News Photography:

Amanda McKnight of Mt. Oliver shares memories of her son David McIntyre, 11, as his best friend Eric Callender, 12, of Mt. Oliver (right) wipes tears from her cheeks during a candlelight vigil in McIntyre's memory in Mt. Oliver Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015.

Amanda McKnight of Mt. Oliver shares memories of her son David McIntyre, 11, as his best friend Eric Callender, 12, of Mt. Oliver (right) wipes tears from her cheeks during a candlelight vigil in McIntyre’s memory in Mt. Oliver.

2016 Pittsburgh Black Media Federation, First Place Newspaper Feature:

Dove release in memory of Adrionna Williams in Pittsburgh.

Ken Haselrig holds a dove while circulating around to allow family and friends to touch the dove before releasing it along with three other in Adrionna Williams’ memory during a birthday memorial. Each of the four doves released symbolized one year of Adrionna’s life.
 
2016 Best Online Video, The Association of Garden Communicators
 
 
 


2015 Pittsburgh Black Media Federation, First Place Newspaper Feature:

A photo of a father carring his son on his back.

Ray Montel of Arlington walks up Arlington Avenue carrying his son Raymere, 4 as they make their way home after picking up his son from school.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre High School
1st place video National Press Photographer’s Association (NPPA) Dec. 2014

Special Olympians bowling event at Mt. Lebanon Lanes.

The Great War and the Steel City – 1st place Multimedia NPPA

Korean War veteran Bob Spear, 77 of Harrison City visits the Korean War memorial with some assistance from junior ROTC Seth Clemens, 18 of Ambridge in Washington, D.C.

A Korean War veteran visits the National Korean War memorial in Washington, D.C.

Delaney Locy, 10 of North Fayette and her brother Dalton Locy, 13 help clean up the Oakdale Kids Korner daycare center.  Their mother Trish Luther is the director of the daycare center that was damaged in Wednesday’s flood in Oakdale.

Kids clean up following a flood.Isabella Gaus of Ellwood City, Zac Wicks of Cranberry and Drazen Rakic of Ambridge spend the afternoon at the Settlers Cabin park wave pool.

The Settler's Cabin wave pool on a hot summer day in Pittsburgh.

2013:  The Association for Women in Communications Clarion Award; The National Association of Black Journalists Salute to Excellence Award; Pittsburgh Black Media Federation Robert L. Vann Media Award; The Society of Professional Journalists Keystone Pro Chapter’s Spotlight Award ; National Press Photographers Association.

Breast cancer's racial divide.

Breast cancer death rates among black women substantially lead other groups, even though doctors more often diagnose white women.

2013 National Headliner Award, Press Club of Atlantic City

Annie Clark, born without hands is the winner of the Excellent Penmanship manuscript prize.

Annie Clark, 7, of White Oak demonstrates her handwriting skills following a ceremony recognizing her as the winner of the Excellent Penmanship manuscript prize. The Wilson Christian Academy first grader, born without hands, is one of two special needs students nationally to be recognized.
  Full story here

NPPA spot news clip

fire, foam, firefighter, service, ems, 911, phtoto, Pittsburgh

Firefighters pump foam into the foundation following a house fire at Milbert Lane in Ross Township on Friday. A two-story wood home and an adjacent garage and shed were destroyed in the fire according to Ross Fire Marshal John Reubi. Firefighters had to run nearly 3,000 feet of hose up a narrow dirt road from hydrants located on Rochester Road.

NRA:  Kayla Folmer, 17, of Mansfield, Ohio takes a look at a gun while her boyfriend Wyatt Morris, 19, checks on his nephew Declan Morris, 16 months as the couple makes their way around the NRA Convention exhibits Friday, April 29, 2011.

2012 National Press Photographers Association Northern Short Course in Photojournalism: Third Place Feature Picture click here to see results

Jack Hanna, Director Emeritus of the Columbus Zoo reacts to the shooting death of 48 animals at a news conference outside of the Moose Lodge in Zanesville, Ohio.

Paint Rain:  A public transit rider shields herself from the rain after exiting the bus way in East Liberty Wednesday, March 9, 2011.

2011 National Press Photographers Association Northern Short Course in Photojournalism: Second Place, Personality Portrait.

2011 Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors: Second Place, Personality Portrait click here to see results.

This image is part of a award winning photo story titled “Born to Fight.”