Katerina Cizek has been honoured with
- Two Emmy awards,
- Peabody Award,
- World Press Photo Award,
- Inaugural IDFA DocLab for Digital Storytelling, three
- Webbys (and numerous further nominations),
- Three Canadian Screen Awards,
- One World Media Award,
- Heritage Toronto Award, BAKA Forum Education Prize (Japan), Sheffield Innovation Award, Banff Rocky Award, Canadian Urban Institute Award for Global City, and the Audience Prize at Geneva Tous Ecrans Festival (Switzerland.
Her early films garnered prizes such as the Abraham Prize at the Hamptons International Film Festival. She was a co-recipient of the Kodak Award for New Talent (Women in Film and Television), a Canadian Association of Journalists Award, a Bronze at the New York World Festival, a Golden Gate Award (Banff Television Festival), and the Canadian Association of Suicide Prevention Media Award.