Bethany’s Awards

White House News Photographer’s Association (WHNPA) “Eyes of History” Awards 2008-2014

  • 2010 WHNPA Video Photographer of the Year – First woman to be honored with the title
  • Shooting, editing, and storytelling honored with dozens of awards in annual contest
  • Categories range from spot news to long form, including sports, political and White House pieces
  • Finalist for “Video Photographer of the Year” and “Editor of the Year” numerous times

National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) “Best of Photojournalism” awards 2009 – 2012

  • 2nd place – News Photography: Documentary – “Americana in Focus”
  • Finalist– News Photography: Documentary – “Veterans in Focus”
  • 2nd place – News Photography: Documentary –  “Green Solutions in Focus: Eatocracy Edition”
  • HM – Sports Video – “Sports in Focus: Kangaroo kids”

Emmy Nomination – 2014

  • The National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

Broadcast Educators Association – Festival of Media Arts awards 2014

  • Best Feature News Reporting

Peabody Award

  • CNN’s team coverage of Hurricane Katrina
  • CNN’s team coverage of 2008 Political Season
  • CNN’s team coverage of Gulf Oil Spill

The Deadline Award 2013

  • Winner for Television Feature – CNN’s #FamilySolutions series with Lisa Sylvester

Mark of Excellence Awards – Society of Professional Journalists

  • Various individual and group honors including Best Newscast for NewsWatch16 at Ithaca College

“Most Valuable Professor” – February 2015

  • Honored by Women’s Basketball team and Women’s Gymnastics team