Recognition

Recognition

2018

Colorado Book Award for General Nonfiction for Megafire: The Race to Extinguish a Deadly Epidemic of Flame

 

2017

Megafire named one of the 20 best nonfiction books of by Amazon.

 

8/2009 – 5/2010

Ted Scripps Fellow in Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado.

 

10/2009

Michael’s book,
High Crimes: The Fate of Everest in an Age of Greed appears as a question on the game show Jeopardy! in the category of Nonfiction

 

10/2008

Best Non-Fiction Award Winner in the National Best Books 2008 Awards presented by USA Book News.

 

6/2005

First Place Self-Illustrated Story, Lowell Thomas Awards of the Society of American Travel Writers.

 

6/2005

First Place Feature Story, Connecticut Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

 

6/2005

John W. Patton Scholarship winner, Wesleyan Writers Conference.

 

6/2005

First Place Feature Story, Connecticut Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

 

3/2004

First Place Multiple Page Feature Picture Story, Pictures of the Year International Competition.

 

11/2002

 First Place General News Photograph, National Press Photographers Monthly National Clip Contest.

 

4/1999

Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Coverage as a member of the team covering the murder of executives of the Connecticut Lottery.

 

9/1995

Third Place Feature Photograph, Society of News Design.

 

9/1992

Third Place Sports Photograph, National Press Photographers Monthly National Clip Contest.

 

9/1987

 First Place Sports Photograph, 1987 New England Associated Press News Executives Association Annual Photo Contest.

 

10/1986

First Place Sports Photograph, National Press Photographers Monthly National Clip Contest.

 

7/1986

First Place Spot News photograph, 1986 New England Associated Press News Executives Association Annual Photo Contest.

 

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