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Awards
       


Television Journalism Awards

*2010 Emmy Nomination. Breaking News Coverage
NATAS. Large Marker Television "Arlington Flood."


*2006 Edward R. Murrow Award. Spot News Coverage.
RTNDA. Large Market Television. "Miami Airport Shooting."


*2004 Emmy Nomination. News/Public Affairs
Suncoast Chapter of the National Television Academy. "Drumline."


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University of Michigan Awards  

*2000 Mary Lou Butcher Equality in Journalism Award for outstanding performance in Journalism.

*2000 University of Michigan Dept. of Communication Studies Certificate of Recognition Award

*2000 NAACP Achievement Award.

*1999 John L. and Clara M. Brumm Memorial Scholarship for outstanding performance in communication studies 

*1999 J. Evens Campbell Scholarship in Journalism for outstanding academic achievement in journalism.

*1998 Claude Silfritt Undergraduate Award for outstanding academic performance in communication studies.

*1998 Leland Stowe Award for outstanding scholastic performance in preparation for a journalism career
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Seattle Community Awards
*UNCF Board Member Recognition
*Mentoring High School Students  in preparation for College
*Assistant Basketball Coach at Seattle Boys & Girls Club
*Assistant Little League Baseball Coach in Seattle


South Florida Community Awards
*2008 City of Opa Locka recognition for speaking against violence.
*2007 Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. "Living Icon in Black History"
*2006 The John H. Johnson Legacy Award for Communication Excellence.
*2006 New Birth Baptist Church Youth Conference Speaker Award.
*2006 Kensington Academy. Beverly Hills, MI. Keynote Speaker
*2005 Honored by First Baptist Church,. "Shoes 4 Africa Campaign."
*2005 Honored by Alpha Kappa Alpha's "Father's Day Affair."
*2003 Honored by Temple Emanu-El for hosting memorial service.
*2003 The Greater Bethel A.M.E Church. Toastmaster Award.
*2003 Honored by Take Stock In Children.
*2002 Flanigan High School Leadership Award.