The Telly Awards honor the very best local, regional, and cable television commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions, and work created for the Web. Monroe recieved a Telly Award for his marketing video promoting The Skagit Valley Highland Games.

Monroe began on-demand content management for Skagit-21 Television using Granicus, Inc. in September 2007. One year later in 2008, Skagit County's Skagit-21 was awarded a first place Digital Governance Award for Silverlight® Excellence by Granicus. At the time, there were over 500 government entities nationwide working with Granicus, specializing in providing online multi-media hardware/software solutions and transparency in government.