South Carolina Press Association First place: reporting in-depth; second place: enterprise reporting, 2008. First place: beat reporting, 2007. Second place: beat reporting, 2006. Best of the Best: first place, feature writing, 2006.
McClatchy Newspapers:
 newsroom employee of the year, 2007.
Society of Professional Journalists
: Second place column writing, 2004.
Gazette-Star Newspapers First place feature writing, 2004.