Most notably, Emily is a National Magazine Award, Murrow Award, Overseas Press Club Award and World Press Photo Award winner for multiple works for The New York Times, NBC and Huffington Post Highline.
National Edward R. Murrow Award for Breaking News Coverage (2018) "Into the Deluge" (New York Times)
International Photography Awards, Moving Images Photographer of the Year (2018) First place for "Hunting for Addicts" (NBC left field)
PDN Storytellers, First Place Multimedia (2018) First place for "Hunting for Addicts" (NBC left field)
National Press Photographers Association, Best In-depth Video Journalism (2018) First place for "Hunting for Addicts" (NBC left field)
National Press Photographers Association, Best Team Video Journalism (2018) First place for "Into the Deluge" (New York Times)
Front Page Award for Multimedia (2017) The Newswomen's Club of New York, 21st Century Goldrush (Highline)
ASNE's Punch Sulzberger award for Online Storytelling (2017) American Society of News Editors, 21st Century Goldrush (Highline)
Overseas Press Club Award, Best Digital Reporting on International Affairs (2017) 21st Century Goldrush (Highline)
National Magazine Award for Multimedia (2017), 21st Century Goldrush (Highline)
National Press Photographers Association Best Multimedia (2017) 21st Century Goldrush (Highline)
PDN Storytellers, First place multimedia (2017) First place for 21st Century Goldrush(Highline)
National Magazine Award for Public Service (2017) Nominated for Out Here No One Can Hear You Scream, Story by Kathryn Joyce Multimedia by Emily Kassie
Gates Scholarship/Fellowship (2016) Awarded the prestigious Gates Scholarship to Cambridge University - Masters in International Relations & Politics
World Press Photo Multimedia Winner, Immersive Storytelling (2016) Welcome To Parkersburg, West Virginia (Highline)
National Press Photographers AssociationMultimedia Journalism portfolio of the year (2016) National Press Photography Association (NPPA) Directed and produced various multimedia pieces for Highline
Pulitzer Center for Investigative Journalism grant recipient (2016) for reporting on the refugee crisis
Online Journalism Award for Public Service Reporting (2016), Creative Director of Highline, which won this award for American prison reporting.
Online News Association Award of Excellence Nominee (2016), Creative Director of Highline, nominated for this award.
National Magazine Award (Ellie), Public Interest Story of the year Nominee (2016), Directed and produced multimedia, videos and photography for Mariah Blake's story on DuPont
Webby: Best Individual Editorial Experience Nominee (2015) Creative directed and produced video and photo content for "America's Most Admired Law Breaker," nominated for this webby.
Rhodes Scholarship Finalist (2015 & 2016) Finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford
Watson Fellowship (2013-2014) Watson Institute For International Relations, Brown University
A Girl Named C (2018)
Premiering October 2018 at Austin Film Festival
I Married My Family’s Killer (2015)
Academy Award, Student Documentary (2015)
Best Documentary Short (2015) at the Tallgrass International Film Festival
Silver Chris Award (2015) for Best in Division at the Columbus Film Festival
Best Foreign Short (2015), IFS Film Festival
Outstanding Achievement Humanitarian Award (2015) at the Global Film Awards
Runner Up Best Documentary (2015) Honorable Mention, and Official Selection at the Cleveland International Film Festival
Award of Excellence (2014) International Shorts Competition
Official Selection, (2015) Flickerfest; Official Selection, Vail Film Fest; Official Selection, Madrid International Film Festival; Official Selection at the Rome International Film Festival.
AT&T Media Grant (2013)