• SPJ Award for Features and Longform Video Storytelling for AJ+ series “Syrians in America” (2017)
  • Webby Awards Honoree, Film & Video: Food & Drink category for AJ+ series, “Chinese Food: An All-American Cuisine” (2018)
  • Cine Golden Eagle Award, Student Documentary, for “The Trouble with Bread” (2013)
  • Knight Award for Best Piece of Narrative Journalism on a Science or Environmental Subject for “The Trouble with Bread” (2013)
  • Graduate Scholarship, National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (2012)
  • San Francisco Peninsula Press Club’s “Feature Story of a Serious Nature” for “Breaking the Silence of Gay Bullying,” Mountain View Patch (2011)