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

Voting in English y en español

As Latinos remake the South, a surge in Spanish-speaking citizens in one fast-growing county prompted a federal mandate to offer voting materials in Spanish.
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How College Football Can Clobber Housing Markets

In small cities reliant on college sports to keep their economies humming, short-term rentals are destabilizing housing markets.
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A Site to Behold

At Max Patch, a beloved lookout on the Appalachian Trail, can outdoor enthusiasts balance conservation and access?
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A Trump Critic Doesn’t Mind Being Outnumbered

"Children are watching us," she said.
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Media and supporters await Trump’s arrival

In Fulton County, Georgia, media and supporters gather outside jail
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Georgia’s largest industry faces a mental health crisis

A new outreach program for farmers is missing something: farmers
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Connecting Children with the Outdoors

In Florida, a program focused on the children of migrant farm workers gives them invaluable outdoor experiences.
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Finding Home

A Florida nonprofit tries to shrink the gaps for farmworker families
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My Love Letter to the Appalachian Trail

While I have gone on to hike hundreds more miles, the Georgia AT remains my first love, the place of my fondest memories and biggest lessons
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Safety for refugees: President Carter’s legacy lives on in rural Georgia

A historic piece of legislation – and a grassroots initiative rooted in faith and compassion – helped pave the way for thousands of refugees to find safe haven, and purpose.
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The Invisible Network

Interwoven Greyhound bus routes run from border towns and along major freeways, forming an invisible web of human migration. Volunteers who assist the asylum seekers are stretched to their limits.
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Pozole in a Brunswick Stew Town

Chef Alejandro Tamez prides himself on serving some of the only Texas-style barbecue in Athens, Ga. and has infused his menu with Mexican dishes he grew up with.
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