Accolades & Media Appearances
(Last Updated 02/20)
2/20 - Portland Business Journal Cover Feature
1/20 - Unipiper appearance on the cover of the Willamette Week
10/19 - Portland State University Visitor Guide (pg 26)
7/19 - Unipiper named 'Best Local Celebrity 2019' by Willamette Week
7/19 - Unipiper feature in PDX Parent magazine
7/19 - Unipiper named 'Grand Marshal' of 2019 Oregon Brewer's Festival
4/19 - Unipiper provides bagpipes for Laika's animated feature "Missing Link"
1/19 - Unipiper in collaboration with Damian Lillard and the Trailblazers
12/18 - On the Go with Joe Holiday Special
11/18 - Fox 12's Joe V. trains to be the next Unipiper?
11/18 - Collaboration with Portland artist Beth Kerschen
11/18 - Unipiper performs with the Oregon Symphony
11/18 - Unipiper on Japanese TV
9/18 - Qantas Airlines Travel Insider
9/18 - Unipiper profile in official Star Wars Magazine
8/15/18 - Vogue's Favorite Things in Portland
8/8/18 - Unipiper Co-Anchors KGW 11pm News
7/18 - Unipiper cameo in Trimet PSA
7/18 - Unipiper named 'Best Local Celebrity 2018' by Willamette Week
7/18 - Unipiper throws out the first pitch for the Portland Pickles...while unipiping
6/4/18 - '...a hero' Willamette Week, Portland Mercury
6/3/18 - TV coverage of 2018 Rose Festival Starlight Parade
5/18/18 - Unipiper-led Bike to School Bike Train
4/24/18 - Unipiper for Mayor?
4/24/18 - Unipiper Beer Featured on Travel Channel's 'Booze Traveler'
3/9/18 - Unipiper Talks to KGW about Being a New Dad
3/6/18 - Unipiper cameo in KGW's 'Tonight with Cassidy' Intro
12/14/17 - Unipiper feature in The Washington Post
12/12/17 - Unipiper Holiday Pop-Up Shop
10/19/17 - 'Most Portland Fabulous' 2017 BarFly Award Winner
10/16/17 - Unipiper Reddit Photoshop Battle
10/12/17 - Unipiper at the 2017 Portland Retro Game Expo
7/20/17 - Unipiper meets The Naked Cowboy, KOIN reports
7/13/17 - Unipiper voted Portland's 'Best Local Celebrity 2017'
6/23/17 - Unipiper competes on ABC's 'The Gong Show'
5/4/17 - Unipiper ranked #3 Oregon Mascot
4/26/17 - Appearance in Travel Oregon 360° Video Campaign
3/24/17 - 60 Second Docs - 'Portland's Unipiper'
2/21/17 - Ripley's Believe It or Not! Comic
2/20/17 - Unipiper Interview - 'The Zombie Business Cure'
2/16/17 - The Unipiper on Portlandia
2/14/17 - The Unipiper Celebrates Oregon's Birthday Live on KGW
1/23/17 - Wall Street Journal Article
1/17/17 - Insider Feature
1/13/17 - Twitter Moments
12/26/16 - Unipiper segment on NPR's Morning Edition
12/18/16 - Unipiper on the Today Show
12/15/16 - Featured guest on 'Portland Late Night' - episode 1
12/10/16 - Spotted on The Chive Unipiping in the snow
12/16 - Portland Trail Blazers promo for the NBA
10/10/16 - Interview on 'The Weekly Portland Podcast'
8/21/16 - Pokemon Unipiper coverage by CNET
7/26/16 - Profiled on Smithsonian Instagram
7/13/16 - Named 'Best Local Celebrity 2016' by readers of the Willamette Week
7/16 - 'Get Portland Baked' ad campaign by Franz.
5/29/16 - The Unipiper's Pickled Piper Beer collaboration with Rogue Ales - feature article in VICE
5/3/16 - Guest host on the Brew Happy Podast
3/21/16 - Ukulele Batman v Bagpipe Superman on The Nerdist
3/9/16 - Fox 12 asks 'Who is The Unipiper?'
3/3/16 - Bigfoot vs. The Unipiper for Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory
3/3/16 - Wall Street Journal
3/16 - Unipiper emoji from The Oregonian
2/9/16 - Guest on The Sprocket Podcast
2/16 - Unipiper profile by Portland Creatives
2/3/16 - Commercial for Digital Golf Pass
2/16 - Unipiper episode of 'In a Galaxy' by Disney/Lucasfilm
1/28/16 - Interview for SilverKris - official magazine of Singapore Airlines
1/4/16 - Guest appearance on ABC's The Bachelor
1/16 - Unipiper is on the map thanks to Mario Zucca!
12/12/15 - Unipiper debut with Portland Center Stage
12/15 - Features in Travel Portland's Zine campaign here and here
11/17/15 - Unipiper guest reader for Multnomah County Library
11/15 - Unipiper Threadless shirt
11/2/15 - Promotion with Tri-Met for Be Seen. Be Safe.
9/21/15 - Guest on the Mark and Toddcast show.
9/3/15 - Unipiper on Portland city engineer diagrams.
8/4/15 - Collaboration with TriMet to celebrate opening of Tilikum Crossing.
7/21/15 - Appearance on 2015 Hawthorne Street Fair Poster.
7/20/15 - Named one of the Top 5 Weird Sights to See in Portland by PopSugar.
6/18/15 - Unipiper on 'America's Got Talent'
6/8/15 - OPB story on The Goonies 30th Anniversary.
5/5/15 - UnipIPA Beer Collaboration with Rogue Ales.
5/4/15 - BB-8 video goes viral.
3/20/15 - Cameo in Portland State University Spring Break video
3/18/15 - Appearance on College Humor list "24 People Who Took Instructions Way Too Literally"
1/31/15 - Unipiper makes appearance on MTV's Ridiculousness.
1/15/15 - Appearance in book Land Your Dream Job in Portland.
11/14/14 - Unipiper plays role of cuckoo in North America's largest cuckoo clock sponsored by Travel Portland.
11/12/14 - Thrillist - "The 15 Weirdest Things in Portland"
7/9/14 - Interview on The Pedal Powered Talk Show
6/4/14 - Radio interview with The Unipiper on 94.7 Alternative Portland's Perfect Playlist
5/28/14 - Unipiper feature article in Willamette Week's 2014 Bike Guide
4/30/14 - Featured in MusicFestNW 2014 Lineup Announcement Video
4/26/14 - Mention by Scott Simon on NPR's Weekend Edition
4/21/14 - Commercial for Ron Tonkin Honda
4/16/14 - #4 on the list of 19 Things You Have To Explain To Out-Of-Towners About Portland
4/9/14 - One of the 7 Most Bizarre Versions of the 'Game of Thrones' Theme Song
4/1/14 - The Unipiper is declared one of the 16 'Most Portland Things About Portland' by popular vote!
3/26/14 - Appearance in commercial for Portland Picks
3/10/14 - Feature interview with PVE Portland
2/12/14 - Mark Hamill names The Unipiper one of his Favorite Star Wars Fan Moments
1/15/14 - Appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live
1/06/14 - Feature article on BoingBoing
12/30/13 - KGW On the Bricks: Happy New Year from The Unipiper!
12/13 - Featured as part of Travel Portland's 'Portland is Happening Now' ad campaign
11/6/13 - Shoutout in the Huffington Post
9/2/13 - Right This Minute piece on Unipiper flame upgrades
8/30/13 - Mention in Digital Trends
8/26/13 - Featured in Weird-Landia segment on OPB program 'Oregon Lens'
8/24/13 - Live Wire Radio Commercial Featuring The Unipiper
8/2/13 - Portland Art Museum 'Cyclopedia' feature in The Oregonian.
5/28/13 - 31 Signs You're a Portland Native on MSN
2/21/13 - The 30 Most Portland Things That Have Ever Happened In Portland on BuzzFeed
1/17/13 - Featured on UK television show Rude Tube
12/28/12 - Featured in The Guardian's 2012 Year in Viral Videos roundup
12/10/12 - Voted the official 'The Hobbit' Fan of the Week by New Line Cinema
12/5/12 - mental_floss article
8/20/12 - KOIN video report on The Unipiper
4/30/12 - Daily Record feature
3/16/12 - #1 Viral video according to Guardian.co.uk
3/16/12 - Jay Leno talks about The Unipiper on 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno'
3/14/12 - Creator of Monkey Island, Ron Gilbert, Tweets the Unipiper
3/13/12 - Kermit the Frog discusses the Unipiper on Good Morning America
3/12 - Appearances on The Soup and Inside Edition
Featured performer CelticFest Vancouver 2012
Commercial for The Underground Portland Walking Tour featuring a cameo by the Unipiper
12/23/11 - #14 on the Willamette Week's list of '50 Portlanders of Some Degree of Influence'
"Another kind of 'win' occurs when people are simply unafraid to be who they are and truly 'go for it.' I've posted images that run the gamut, everything from a guy dressed as Darth Vader riding a unicycle down a busy street to an unabashedly 'fabulous' boy posing with his arms up as if already cast in a Fosse musical."
-Excerpt from George Takei's book, Oh Myyy! (There Goes The Internet)
2010 - Second place at the 2010 Filmed By Bike Film Festival for 'Everyman'.