Emmy Awards, Los Angeles area

2012 Outstanding Hard News Reporting

2012 Best Investigative Reporting: Illegal Animal Traffickers

2011 Best Light News Story: Wi-Fi Hacking

2010 Best Sports Series: Winter Olympic Games

2010 Best Medical News Story: Mercury in Seafood

2009 Outstanding Hard News Reporting

2006 Best Live Special Events: May Day Boycott (anchor)

2003 Outstanding Hard News Reporter


Los Angeles Press Club

2011 TV Journalist of the Year

2010 TV Journalist of the Year

2009 TV Journalist of the Year

2009 Best Investigative Series: Fighting for a Claim

2009 Joseph M. Quinn Memorial Award: Journalist Achievement and Distinction

2008 Best Feature: Traffic Test

2007 TV Journalist of the Year

2005 TV Journalist of the Year

2005 Best Investigative Series: Parking at LAX

2004 Best Investigative Series: Fields of Shame


Golden Mikes

2012 Best Business and Consumer Reporting: Unscrupulous Landscaper

2011 Best Feature Reporting: Anti-Kidnapping School

2010 Best Newscast: 6p (Anchor)

2010 Best Hard News: No Place to Park

2009 Best Feature: Valet Vigilante

2007 Best Light News Series: Traffic Test

2004 Best Light News: Parking at LAX

2004 Best Hard News Reporting: Tow Truck Pirates (merit award)

2004 Best Feature: Church vs. Tow Trucks

2003 Best News Reporting: Fields of Shame


RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Awards, regional

2006 Best Feature Reporting: The Spy Next Door

2005 Best Feature Reporting: Church vs. the Tow Truck Pirates

2004 Best Investigative Reporting: Fields of Shame

2004 Best Feature Reporting: Airfares


The Humane Society of the United States

2013 Genesis Award: Bunny Trafficking


American Women in Radio and Television,
Southern California Chapter

2010 Genii Award: Inspiration Award


Hispanic Media Coalition

2008 Impact Award: Excellence in Broadcast Journalism


Associated Press Mark Twain Award

2006 Best Special Program: State Divided


APTRA California and Nevada

2004 Best Investigative Reporting: Tow Truck Pirates