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The list below gives some examples of past projects ...

GOING GREEN 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 the actions.


SOUND 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. Click here to listen to or download a MP3 sample

    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 the movement. Click here to listen.         

First Place - Mid-Length Documentary, Gracie Allen Award, American Women in Radio & TV. 2005

First Place - Radio Documentary, Ohio Excellence in Journalism Award, The Press Club of Cleveland. 2005

First Place - Public Radio Documentary, Clarion Award, The Association of Women In Communication. 2005

Third Place - Feature or Human Interest Story, National Headliner Awards. 2005

COAL: DIRTY PAST, HAZY FUTURE is an hour-long documentary produced by The Environment Report from Michigan Public Radio. 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 Radio, The Edgar R. Murrow Awards. 2011

Second Place - Outstanding Beat/In-Depth Reporting, Radio, Society of Environmental Journalists. 2010

THIS 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.

First Place- News and Feature Series
,  Ohio Educational
              Telecommunications Network, 2003

2003 Program of the Year,  Ohio Educational
              Telecommunications Network

Special Merit, Local 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 Awards. 2004

MOUNTAIN LIVES  I 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.

COUNTDOWN TO MILLENNIUM. This 16-part radio feature series chronicles the 20th century history of southeast Ohio. Residents from the region re-tell the history as they remember it.

1999 First Place for Arts and Cultural Affairs Series, Ohio Educational Broadcasting Network Commission.

2000 Honorable Mention - Oral History Association

Second Chances

SECOND CHANCES  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

 AMERICA'S 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 Museums Association 

    1994 Outstanding Achievement Award for Audio Visual, Ohio Association of Historical Societies and Museums . 

NPR 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. 

VANISHING LANDSCAPES (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 organizations.