Writing, Literature & Publishing Department: High Distinction in Nonfiction Writing, 2015
This award is given out annually to a graduating senior in the WLP department for outstanding achievement in the genre of nonfiction writing. I was honored to receive this award for a personal essay called “Teeth” that was featured in my senior BFA thesis.
Joe Murphy Memorial Comedy Award, 2015
This award is given out to a graduating senior for outstanding achievements in writing, performing and producing comedy during their time at Emerson. Emerson has a very rich comedy community on campus and I was humbled to be singled out to receive such a special recognition.
Purple Key Leadership Society Inductee, 2015
I was inducted into this leadership society based on the criteria of “exceptional leadership and service, a strong commitment to civic engagement, and solid academic achievement.”
Gold Key Honor Society Inductee, 2014
I was inducted into this academic honor society for being within the top five percent of the junior class.
Boston Strong Award, 2013
I received this award for “staying composed” while on-air on 88.9 WERS during the Boston Marathon bombings.
Universal Cable Productions PitchFest Finalist, 2016
My creative partners and I were invited to Los Angeles to pitch our idea for a television sitcom to Universal executives.
NBCUniversal Late Night Writers Workshop, 2015
I submitted a sketch packet and was one of eight writers selected out of around 1,500 applicants to participate in NBCUniversal’s comedy writing for late night television seminar and networking event.