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New York Press Club Awards

Gold: Narrative/Documentary Podcast (2022)

 This 5 part series takes an in-depth look at how Rosanne Boyland, an anti-political woman from  Georgia, was radicalized and what led her to the January 6 riots where she died. 

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New York Press Club Awards

Gold: Narrative/Documentary Podcast (2022)

 This 5 part series takes an in-depth look at how Rosanne Boyland, an anti-political woman from  Georgia, was radicalized and what led her to the January 6 riots where she died. 

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The WEBBY Awards

People's Voice Winner: Kids + Family Podcast 

(2022)

Goodnight Stories For Rebel Girls was voted best podcast by children, parents and audiences across the globe for its creative approach to children's storytelling & content.

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The WEBBY Awards

People's Voice Winner: Kids + Family Podcast 

(2022)

Goodnight Stories For Rebel Girls was voted best podcast by children, parents and audiences across the globe for its creative approach to children's storytelling & content.

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Common Sense Media

Outstanding Family Entertainment (2022)

Goodnight Stories For Rebel Girls was nominated for its creative approach to children's storytelling & content.

Outstanding Family Entertainment

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iHeart Radio Podcast Awards

Best Kids & Family Podcast Nominee (2022)

Goodnight Stories For Rebel Girls was nominated for its creative approach to children's storytelling & content.

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Online Journalism Awards

Gather Award (2020)

The Gather Award is the only national award recognizing engaged journalism. KPCC's team won for the groundbreaking Help Desk approachoutreach to families via direct mail, and our Voter Game Plan strategy.

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The WEBBY Awards

Honoree

(2019)


Puerto Rico: Restless and Resilient FINALIST for the 2019 Webby Award. Internet-based project created by an individual or group of students for academic purposes or as part of developing a portfolio. 

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Online Journalism Awards

Finalist –– Large Newsroom (2019)

 

'Puerto Rico: Restless and Resilient'  In March 2018, 19 graduate and undergraduate students traveled to Puerto Rico to assess recovery efforts.

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BEST OF PHOENIX®

Best Morning Radio Show: The Show on KJZZ
 

The Show on KJZZ was named the best morning radio station of 2018 by the Phoenix New Times, a complement and recognition I share with the incredible staff of hosts and producers along with the fastidious and talented KJZZ newsroom staff.

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Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards

1st Place Radio Sports Feature (2017)

Awarded 1st place by the SPJ  for 'Talent Beyond Age' a story that follows an incredibly talented 9 year old girl girl's journey to break one of MLB toughest records.

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Scripps National Collegiate Reporting Competition

​The Roy W. Howard Fellowship (2017)

Winners are sent to Japan to  report on journalism in other cultures, exploring international media organizations and fostering a global cultural understanding. 

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Rocky Mountain Student Emmys

Nomination in 

 News: Arts and Entertainment/Cultural Affairs

'The Korean War: A Forgotten Victory' explores the sacrifice thousands of Americans made in a war many don't know was fought.

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Broadcast Education Association

Best of Festival 

(2017)

​Awarded one of the BEA's highest honors, the Best of Festival for Radio Feature Reporting for the story, 'Duty, honor, court' -- about Arizona's veteran court system.

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Biotech University 
BioTech National Collegiate Reporting Contest (2017)

 

Biotech University awards top emerging journalists in the field of science of biotechnology reporting. Richard won for her coverage of the FDA's new mandate banning several chemicals found household products, most notably, soap.

1st Place
BioInvestigative Breaking News 

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Rocky Mountain Student Emmys

Nomination in 

News: General Assignment 

(2017)

'Tamed But not Broken' a look into an Arizona Prison program that is operating with unparalleled recidivism rates.

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Broadcast Education Association

1st Place Radio Sports Feature (2017)

Awarded 1st place by the SPJ  for 'Talent Beyond Age' a story that follows an incredibly talented 9 year old girl girl's journey to break one of MLB toughest records.

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56th Annual Hearst Journalism Awards

The 'Pulitzer Prizer' of collegiate reporting, the Hearst journalism competition is one of the most prestigious and competitive in the nation. Richard was recognize for her investigative work and awarded a position as a Top 20 Radio Finalist.

Finalist

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Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards

Regional Finalist Radio In-Depth Reporting (2016)
 

Award finalist for the investigative radio feature “Looking for Laurie,” a story that follows the search for one homeless woman who disappeared in plain sight.

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Emma Bowen Foundation

Courage In Reporting 

(2016)
This is both a highly competitive and prestigious award recognizing one US reporter for their determination and dedication to storytelling despite social, political or geographical  constraints.

Award for Courage in Reporting

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Broadcast Education Association

Honorable Mention:

Investigative radio feature

 

Recognized for the investigative radio feature “Looking for Laurie” a story that follows the search for one homeless woman who disappeared from plain sight.

Olivia Riçhard