NORTHEAST REGION VIDEO FESTIVAL (ACM) 2003
First Place: Web Site for The Mary Lou Bigelow Show.
Designer: John Abdulla
Third Place: Progress in Reconstruction, Afghanistan Series. (Category–Community Impact) Guest Dean Wise. Producer: Mary Lou Bigelow Director: Stephen C. Ranieri
Third Place: Committee for Rehabilitation Aid for Afghanistan, Afghanistan Series. (Category–Cultural/Ethnic/International. Guest: Joe Lovoi. Producer: Mary Lou Bigelow Director: Stephen C. Ranieri
TELLY AWARDS 2003
24th Annual Telly Awards (Bronze Statuette), Year 2003
Entry: The Search for Khyoom and Rajab A monologue by Mary Lou Bigelow.
Producer/Post Production: Mary Lou Bigelow Director: Stephen C. Ranieri
NATIONAL HOMETOWN VIDEO AWARDS (Alliance for Community Media) 2003
First Place: Afghanistan Series: The Soul of Afghanistan — Category: International Programming.
Executive Producer; Mary Lou Bigelow Co-Producer and Director: Marsha L. Browne
THE VIDEOGRAPHER AWARDS 2003
Honorable Mention: The Search for Khyoom and Rajab (TV Program/Issue), 2003
Producer: Mary Lou Bigelow Director: Stephen C. Ranieri
ARLINGTON STUDIO AWARD 2003
Sammy Award: Afghanistan Series (Category–Outstanding Producer)
ROTARY INTERNATIONAL 2003
The Rotary Foundation District 7930 Service Award: for outstanding service in promoting world understanding and peace through the Afghanistan Series and Global Connection Series. Presented by District Governor Victor F. Saldanha M.D., Year 2003.
NATIONAL HOMETOWN VIDEO AWARDS (ACM) 2002
First Place: Afghanistan Series Category-– Informational Talk Show. Winning selection was Touring Afghanistan with Winchester Resident Daniel Parsignault. International award ceremony was held in Houston Texas. Producer: Mary Lou Bigelow Director: Courtney Bowman
NORTHEAST REGION VIDEO FESTIVAL (ACM) 2002
First Place: The Mary Lou Bigelow Show (Category–Talk Show). Winning selection was The Good Old Days in Afghanistan (1968 to 1972). Guests were Russell Mason and Tim Hamid.
Producer: Mary Lou Bigelow Director: Courtney Bowman
First Place: Razia Jan-Concerned World Citizen. (Category–Cultural/International). Guest was Razia Jan of Duxbury.
Producer: Mary Lou Bigelow Director: Maureen Jackson
Second Place: Religious Leaders discuss Better Understanding Among Peoples. (Category–Religious/Inspirational).
Producer: Mary Lou Bigelow Director Maureen Jackson
Second Place: The Soul of Afghanistan (Category–Community Impact).
Executive Producer Mary Lou Bigelow. Co-Producer and Director: Marsha L. Browne
ARLINGTON STUDIO AWARDS 2001
Sammy Award: The Mary Lou Bigelow show (Category–Outstanding Talk Show Host)
Master Series Presentation at Cambridge Community TV: CARE in Afghanistan March 31, 2003
New England Media Advocate for Small Business, 1995 by the U.S. SBA (Small Business Administration) for The Global Connection cable-TV show and the Banker & Tradesman series “Economic Development”
Connecticut Business Woman of the Decade, 1987. Awarded in conjunction with the United Nations Decade of the Woman
National Grand Winner by BH&G R. E. for Sales Promotion (Eiffel Tower logo), 1999
Judging panel: Press Club of Long Island (Electronic) Media Awards, 1995
Fiction: 1990 PEN Syndication Fiction Project–two short stories selected for final round