Sunny Nash


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In 2016, The California Senate honored Nash in 2017 for Cultural Heritage Programs.  the American Business Women’s Association presented Nash the Shine Award for Cultural Journalism. Nash was a finalist for a 2015 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship.

In 2016, The American Business Women's Association honored Nash with it Shine Award for Journalism.​​

In 2014, The Arts Council for Long Beach awarded Nash an Individual Artist Fellowship for work on BREAKING THROUGH Lighting the Way about 12 African American Women Who Made a Difference in the History of Long Beach, which she co-created with Carolyn Smith Watts.

​In 2014, Nash won the Ottis Lock Award & Cultural Research Grant for The Peterson Legacy, an exhibition at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum. Nash is a three-time winner of Professional Artist Fellowships from the Arts Council for Long Beach (2003, 2009 & 2014).

​​In 2013, Nash received a National Endowment for the Humanities Award to moderate the Civil Rights program, Created Equal.

​​In 2008, Nash joined Henry Louis Gates on the Harvard University African American National Biography, published by Oxford University Press.

​In 2004, Nash won the Charter Communications TV Producer of the Year Award. Other honors include RFK Journalism Nomination.
Sunny Nash 
Producer of the Year 2004
Charter Communications
Sunny Nash
​Shine Award, ​ABWA  2016​
Sunny Nash
​California Senate Honoree
Cultural Heritage 2017​​