Allison Salerno

Journalist

As a writer and editor, Allison is available to gather information from primary source documents and from interviews, then write, edit, proofread and file news stories and news features on deadline. Her work has appeared in multiple media.  She has an elementary knowledge of Spanish and French and a working knowledge of Italian. She can also take photographs, and incorporate audio and video clips in her stories.

Featured Print Pieces

The survival of Sevananda, Atlanta’s only co-op grocery store

How the 45-year-old Little Five Points mainstay weathered a changing city

First Person: Covering Vulnerable Populations

How covering undocumented immigrants changed my journalistic norms

Denying Water to Undocumented Immigrants

Activists sue LaGrange, Georgia for requiring a Social Security number and U.S.-issued photo ID for service

Finding a Future in Organic Milk

As dairy farms disappear, Alabama's only organic dairy is thriving

Saving the oldest Catholic church in Georgia

Purification Church no longer has parishioners, but many Catholics are preserving the church.

Slut Shamed at 56

I talked to two feminist scholars about being harassed by men at my age.

Teach Them To Fish

Fact-check sites merely tell people what to believe. Better to teach them how to figure it out for themselves.

Turtles’ Tummies Found Clogged with Plastic

Infant loggerhead turtles are dying from microplastic pollution in the ocean.