AWARDS

 
LA Times Award
L.A. Times Bestseller 2011 Exploiting My Baby: A Memoir of Pregnancy & Childbirth #8: Paperback Nonfiction
Babble Award
Babble's Top 50 Mom Bloggers, 2010 #8:The Funniest Judges' Comments:One glance at Strasser's hysterical blog (and upcoming book of the same name), Exploiting My Baby, and you'll be convinced.
Press Club Badge Award
Los Angeles Press Club Award, 2006 First Place:Columnist, Daily/Weekly Newspapers Judges' Comments:Ms. Strasser brings a fresh and funny perspective to an age old topic: Romance. She's the Jewish Carrie Bradshaw of Greater L.A.
Press Club Badge Award
Los Angeles Press Club Award, 2005 Columnist of the Year:Daily/Weekly Newspapers- 'Saying Goodbye to an Angel in Sin City.'- The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles Judges' Comments:This column told a good story and told it well. Ms Strasser has a great voice and uses quotes and details well.  She allows the reader to see the story clearly and feel a part of it. The column is also a touching reflection of our society's rituals surrounding death.
Press Club Badge Award
Los Angeles Press Club Award, 2005 New Feature:'The Evil Stepmother Dies'- The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles Judges' Comments:An almost lyrical narrative of a ghastly family tragedy. From the brutally honest lead to the thoughtful last line, we couldn't put the story down.
Emmy Badge Nomination
Emmy Award Nomination, Outstanding Special Class Series, 2004
- Host, 'While You Were Out,' TLC
AJPA Badge Award
Simon Rockower Award, 2002
The MicroVoice Award for Excellence in Writing About Singles
- 'When Booty Calls'
Emmy Badge Award
Emmy Award, Outstanding Special Class Writing, 2000- 'Win Ben Stein's Money,' Comedy Central
Emmy Club Badge Nomination
Emmy Award Nomination, Special Class Writing, 2001- 'Win Ben Stein's Money,' Comedy Central
Press Club Badge Award
Los Angeles Press Club Award, 2006 First Place:Columnist, Daily/Weekly Newspapers Judges' Comments:Ms. Strasser brings a fresh and funny perspective to an age old topic: Romance. She's the Jewish Carrie Bradshaw of Greater L.A.
Press Club Badge Award
Los Angeles Press Club Award, 2005 Columnist of the Year: Daily/Weekly Newspapers- 'Saying Goodbye to an Angel in Sin City.'- The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles Judges' Comments:This column told a good story and told it well. Ms Strasser has a great voice and uses quotes and details well.  She allows the reader to see the story clearly and feel a part of it. The column is also a touching reflection of our society's rituals surrounding death.
Press Club Badge Award
Los Angeles Press Club Award, 2005 New Feature:'The Evil Stepmother Dies'- The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles Judges' Comments:An almost lyrical narrative of a ghastly family tragedy. From the brutally honest lead to the thoughtful last line, we couldn't put the story down.
Emmy Badge Nomination
Emmy Award Nomination, Outstanding Special Class Series, 2004
- Host, 'While You Were Out,' TLC
AJPA Badge Award
Simon Rockower Award, 2002 The MicroVoice Award for Excellence in Writing About Singles
– 'When Booty Calls'
Emmy Badge Award
Emmy Award, Outstanding Special Class Writing, 2000– 'Win Ben Stein's Money,' Comedy Central
Emmy Badge Nomination
Emmy Award Nomination, Special Class Writing, 2001– 'Win Ben Stein's Money,' Comedy Central