Nobody likes a braggart but the accolades belong under the Nice Things category I suppose:
Winner: Postcard Prose Contest, Vancouver Island University’s Portal Magazine 2011.
Received VIU’s Barry Broadfoot Award for Journalism in Creative Non-Fiction 2013
Received the BC and Yukon Community Newspaper Association Journalism Award 2014
Placed on VIU Dean’s List 2012, 2013
And then there’s the nice things people say too.
Just read your last two submissions and wanted to let you know you’re doing an excellent job. I think your writing style, knowledge and passion for music make for great stories. You’re a real asset to the Star’s Local A&E section. -Terry Denomme, Editor, Harbour City Star, Nanaimo, BC
Good job on the film fest story. I had trouble explaining what I wanted and you totally got it. -Sandra Steilo, Features Editor, Nanaimo Daily News, Nanaimo, BC
That was an excellent story you did on the VIU wait lists. –Frank Moher, Chair-Creative Writing Department, Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC
Special kudos to Alexandria Stuart. I think she is really tapped into the music scene and cares about the local artists. -Tina Coldwell, TLC Entertainment, Nanaimo, BC
Your communication skills are outstanding… I enjoyed working with you. –Craig Pady, The Hive, Toronto
I really love your enthusiasm, spirit and taste. -David Hayman, Vapor Music, Toronto, ON
It’s been a dream working with you! -Jane Muckle, S.L. Feldman & Associates, Vancouver, BC