2019, ICA Kyoon Hur Dissertation Award, Mass Communication Division, International Communication Association. The award is designed to acknowledge the best in doctoral research and dissertation writing in mass communication.
2018, Award of Excellence, Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research. The national award is granted to the the best Austrian dissertations of the academic year.
2018, Sowi-Doc.Award, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Vienna. The award is granted to the best dissertations from the Faculty of Social Sciences of the academic year.
2017, Top Three Student Paper Award from the Communication Theory and Methodology Division. This award is granted to the three best student papers presented at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), August 9-12, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
2015, Competitive Research Award of the Department of Communication (University of Vienna). The award aims to support early career researchers to pursue, hone, and enhance their own line of research.
2009, Best Bachelor Thesis Award from the Department of Communication Studies (University of Salzburg). The annual award recognizes the best Bachelor Thesis in Communication Science.