2008   EMMY Winner:  Rudy Maxa’s World: Rajasthan

2008   Cine Golden Eagle Winner:  Rudy Maxa’s World: Rajasthan and  Rudy Maxa’s World: Tokyo 

2007    PBS Documentary:  Adventures with Purpose: Lord of the Nile won top prize in 2 categories at the 2007 TELLY Awards. 

2006:   CINE Golden Eagle Award for Smart Travels: Shanghai

2006:   American Gem Short Script Contest- Ordinance - top 50 scripts out of 1200

2005:   EMMY Winner:  Smart Travels: France’s Bordeaux and Dordogne

2005:  Grand Prix at GOLDEN PEN AWARDS for best television reporting on Croatia:  Smart Travels: Croatia

2004:   New York Film Festival Finalist:  Smart Travels: Bologna and Emilia Romagna

2004:   EMMY Nominee:  Smart Travels: The Veneto

2003:   TELLY Silver award (highest award) for Smart Travels: French Riviera

2003:   CINE Golden Eagle Award for Smart Travels: French Riviera

2001:   TELLY Silver Award for Smart Travels: Venice

2001:   CINE Golden Eagle Award for Smart Travels: Venice

1998:   Awarded screenwriting grant from NEA (National Endowment for the Arts) as part of Northwest Film Forum's Start to Finish Program for creating Feature Film Projects.