AWARDS

Carrie Cochran was recently named among the top multimedia photojournalists in the National Press Photographers Association's international Best of Photojournalism contest, for a portfolio of her video work. She was also recently named Ohio Photographer of the Year for her still photography by the Ohio News Photographer Association (March, 2016.) She has been published in the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, and Seattle Times. She has been honored for her writing and reporting by the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists. 

Since 2013, she has received eleven Emmys for her video work from the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), which serves four states. As the senior video journalist on staff, she also coaches and mentors other video producers in the newsroom. In 2016, her work was recognized as being the best video journalism in Gannett, Inc., The Cincinnati Enquirer's parent company, which owns 109 media organizations. Along with visuals, she has also been honored for her reporting. She won three writing awards in 2016 in SPJ Ohio's annual contest, and an Ohio SPJ award for Best Use of Public Records in 2010. Cochran was asked to join the board of Associated Press Photo Managers, representing the multimedia discipline. She served a two-year term on the Board of Governors of NATAS Ohio Valley (2014-2016), which covers Ohio from Columbus to Cincinnati, parts of Indiana, all of West Virginia, and all of Kentucky. She also serves on the Cincinnati ReelAbilities Film Festival local programming board. Several of her short documentaries were screened throughout the biennial fest in late February-early March of 2015 and 2017. She was also elected to the board of the Associated Press Photo Managers in 2016 and is currently serving a two-year term.

53rd Annual Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Awards of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (2017)

  • Spot News - Fire destroys historic general store

  • Human Interest - Redefining beauty

  • Technology - Farmer's winter chores: Stack wood, fly drone

National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) annual Best of Photojournalism (2016)

52nd Annual Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Awards of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (2016)

  • Human Interest - Joe Neyer: 'Yes, I'm dying, but so are you'

  • Human Interest - Eli Comes to America

  • News Photographer - compilation

Ohio Society of Professional Journalists (2016)

  • 1st place - (writing) best business profile

  • 1st place - (writing) best religion reporting

  • 2nd place - (writing) best minority affairs reporting

  • 1st place - best videographer (digital media)

Ohio News Photographers Association annual still photography contest (2016)

  • Photographer of the Year (large market)

  • 1st place - news picture story

  • 2nd place - feature picture story

  • Award of Excellence - general news

Ohio News Photographers Association annual multimedia photography contest (2016)

  • 1st place - feature video

  • honorable mention - feature video

  • 1st place - news video

  • 2nd place - news video

  • 2nd place - sports video

  • 2nd place - team video

  • 3rd place - team video

  • honorable mention - team video

 

51st Annual Ohio Valley Regional EMMY Awards of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (2015)

  • Human Interest - ln sickness and in health

  • Video Essay - compilation

 

Ohio News Photographers Association Annual Multimedia Contest (2015)

  • 1st place feature video - In sickness and in health

  • 1st place news video - Avondale gun violence

  • 1st place sports video - Lauren Hill

  • 3rd place feature video - Trading supermodels

 

50th Annual Ohio Valley Regional EMMY Awards of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (2014)

  • Sports Program Feature - Not afraid to fail

  • Societal concerns - A perfect day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013 Ohio News Photographers Association Annual Multimedia Contest

  • 1st place feature video - Believing in Hope

  • 2nd place feature video - It's not just their own lives

  • 3rd place feature video - Back on the streets

  • 1st place sports video - Not afraid to fail

  • 2nd place team video - 'I'm overjoyed, in love, and so thankful'

 

NPPA Best of Photojournalism 2014 - Video Editing Competition

  • 2nd place sports video - Not afraid to fail

 

2013 Ohio News Photographers Association Annual Still Contest

  • 3rd place feature picture story - Believing in Hope

 

49th Annual Ohio Valley Regional EMMY Awards of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (2013)

  • Sports Program Feature - For the love of baseball, for the love of Waite

 

2012 Ohio News Photographers Association Annual Multimedia Contest

  • 1st place feature video - 'I have dreams for these boys'

  • 2nd place feature video - Preventing the 'unspeakable'

  • 2nd place news video - Mother of Fairfield teen stabbed

  • 2nd sports video - Ky. Derby: Hansens's take on Hansen"

  • 3rd place audioslideshow - Why we love Opening Day

  • 1st place team video - Ault Park race series

2012 Ohio Associated Press Media Editors Association annual contest

  • 1st place Best Use of Multimedia - Preventing the 'unspeakable'

 

2012 Annual Ohio SPJ Awards

  • 2nd place Best Use of Public Records - “Who Was Watching Out for Damarcus?” (reporting award)

 

2011 Ohio News Photographers Association Annual Still Contest

  • 2nd place general news photo - Proud mom

  • 2nd place pictorial - Majestic morning

  • 2nd place sports feature - NASCAR poker

2010 Kentucky News Photographers Association Annual Contest

  • 2nd place photographer of the year

  • 1st place feature picture story

  • 2nd place news picture story

  • Honorable Mention portrait

  • Honorable Mention multimedia

  • Judges Award

2010 Ohio News Photographers Association Annual Contest

  • 1st place feature audio slideshow - Chet Sterling

  • 2nd place sports picture story - boxers

 

2009 Kentucky Press Association Excellence in KY Newspapers Contest

  • 1st place best feature picture

  • 2nd place general news picture

 

2008 Ohio News Photographers Association Annual Contest

  • 2nd place news picture story - Four Lives

  • 2nd place general news photo - Maupin

  • Award of Excellence general news photo - Memorial scene

  • 3rd place feature picture story - In the shadows

  • Award of Excellence Multimedia Project - The Changing Face of Butler County

 

31st Annual Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards

  • 1st place photojournalism - Four Lives

 

2007 Ohio News Photographers Association Annual Contest

  • 2nd place best sports video - Sports photographer at training camp

2004 Ohio Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Annual Awards

  • Photographer of the Year, circulation under 100,000

  • 2nd place best deadline reporting under 100,000 (team award)

 

Society of News Design (SND) 25th Annual Best of Newspaper Design

  • Gold Medal Photojournalism, spot news

 

Ohio News Photographers Association (ONPA) Annual Photos of the Year

  • 1st place spot news

  • 2nd place spot news picture story

  • Honorable Mention feature picture story

 

2003 Associated Press Society of Ohio Annual Awards

  • 1st place spot news; Division 5 (over 75,000 circulation)

 

National Press Photographers Association Monthly Clip Contest

  • 1st place, spot news, November 2003

 

Associated Press of Ohio (APSO)

  • Photo of the month, November 2003

 

2002 Ohio Professional Writers Communications Contest:

  • 1st place feature photography

  • 2nd place sports photography

  • Honorable Mention news photography

 

2001 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Region 4 Awards

  • 1st place feature photography

  • 2nd place spot news photographer

  • 3rd place photo illustration

  • 2nd place feature writing

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