• Student Academy Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for INDIANA ARIA, taking silver in the documentary category.
• Fulbright Graduate Scholarship to make a documentary about global warming in the
• Institute of Journalism and Natural Resources Fellowship for environmental journalism.
• Abe Schechter Graduate Scholarship from the Radio/TV News Directors Foundation.
• Randy Shilts Scholarship from U.C. Berkeley, for reporting with "exceptional drive and integrity."
• Pacific Pioneer Fund grant for documentary production.
• Screen Innovation Production Fund grant from Creative New Zealand.