The list below
gives some examples of past projects ...
This 15 part radio
feature series and hour–long documentary was completed in April 2008.
It looked at people and businesses in Ohio that have taken extra steps to
do things in environmentally sound ways and it explores the reasons behind
TRACKS: AN AUDIO TOUR OF SOUTHEAST OHIO (updated 2007) This two hour round-trip audio tape tour uses a documentary format to tell
the history of the countryside and of an historic road in rural southeastern Ohio.
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1992 Blue Ribbon for Media Production, Ohio Association of
Historical Societies and Museums.
Deep In Our Hearts
Is an hour-long
documentary that explores the lives and hearts of 4 white women who were
active participants of the Civil Rights Movement. Created for Trillium Media
and distributed by PRI as a Women’s History Month special this documentary
contradict the simple one-dimensional profile often presented of whites in
Click here to listen.
First Place - Mid-Length
Allen Award, American Women in Radio & TV. 2005
First Place - Radio
Documentary, Ohio Excellence in Journalism Award, The Press Club of
First Place - Public Radio
Documentary, Clarion Award, The Association of Women In Communication.
Third Place - Feature or
Human Interest Story,
National Headliner Awards. 2005
DIRTY PAST, HAZY FUTURE
is an hour-long documentary produced by The Environment Report from Michigan
This documentary is an in-depth look at the future of coal in
this country. It explores the role that coal plays in our lives and in the
lives of those who depend on coal mining for a living. I was one of a number
of contributing reporters.
First Place - Large Market
The Edgar R. Murrow Awards. 2011
Second Place -
Outstanding Beat/In-Depth Reporting, Radio, Society of Environmental
TIME AROUND: REINVENTING COMMUNITY This year long feature series looked at development issues facing Appalachian, Ohio and explored how area residents can take
charge of the region’s development.
News and Feature Series, Ohio Educational
Telecommunications Network, 2003
2003 Program of the Year,
News and Public Affairs features,
Golden Reel Awards, National Federation of
Community Broadcasters, 2005
A Passion for Art is a 1/2 hour documentary special released
in March 2003. It's about the connections between art-making and community
building. It looks at a sheltered workshop where artists work with
developmentally disabled adults to create art that changes lives and
strengthens the community.
First Place for Features and Human Interest, National Headliners
produced three of twelve stories in this international series produced for
the International Year of the Mountain - 2002. Panos International
commissioned four journalists from different mountain ranges to explore their
environments and let the indigenous people describe it for themselves.
16-part radio feature series chronicles the 20th century history of
southeast Ohio. Residents from the region re-tell the history as they
First Place for Arts and Cultural Affairs Series, Ohio Educational Broadcasting
Mention - Oral History Association
A 1/2 hour documentary on the Hocking Valley Community
Residential Center. The show aired locally on WOUB and then nationally on SOUNDPRINT.
Award of Merit (Second Place) - Radio Documentary ,
American Bar Association Gravel Awards, 1998
Second Place BEA Juried Faculty Competition, 1999
WOMEN: A LEGACY OF CHANGE. This four-part
radio series on women's history commemorates the 75th anniversary of women's right to
vote. It aired on over 50 public radio stations . It concluded with an hour long call-in
show on current women's issues. (1995).
First Place - Radio Documentary Series and Best of Show,
American Women in Radio and Television Commendation Awards, 1996
First Place - Radio Documentary Broadcast Education
Association Juried Faculty Competition, 1996
Silver Medal - History, International Radio Festival
of New York
First Place - News and
Public Affairs, Ohio Association of Educational Broadcasters, 1996
COUNTRY ROADS: AN AUDIO TOUR OF GALLIA COUNTY, OHIO
(1993) This 1 1/2 hour audio tour uses a documentary format to focus on the
history of the region and points of interest along the roadside. The project was funded by
Bob Evans Farms.
1994 Award of Merit For Audio Visual Production, Ohio
1994 Outstanding Achievement Award for Audio Visual, Ohio
Association of Historical Societies and Museums .
REMEMBERING THE SUFFRAGETTES (1990) A
half-hour radio feature for NPR's HORIZONS series. The feature focused on the events
surrounding the passage of the 1920 Amendment giving women the right to vote. It aired
nationally three times.
1991 Bronze Medal for History, International Radio
Festival of New York.
A WOMAN'S PLACE: THE CHANGING ROLES OF WOMEN IN THE 20TH CENTURY
(1990) This half-hour radio feature and hour long call-in show aired on Ohio
Public Radio stations and allowed callers throughout the state to talk to in-studio
experts in two different cities.
1992 Ohio State Award, Top Honors for radio.
1991 Best Radio Feature, Heart Of America Media Competition.
(1989) I wrote and
produced this 15-part series on Appalachian Ohio history and culture. Also produced an
hour long call-in show on "THE FUTURE
OF COMMUNITIES IN APPALACHIA."
1990 Honorable Mention for Arts and Cultural Affairs
Programming, Ohio Educational Broadcasting Commission.
FARM LIFE: THE AMERICAN IDEAL (1989) At NPR's request, I wrote and produced a 1/2 hour
feature for HORIZONS about the family farm in the earlier part of the century.
Other productions include radio features for National Public Radio,
Justice Talking, The Osgood Files, Weekend America, Marketplace, and PSA's and multimedia presentations for non-profit