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 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.
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.
Gopher Tortoises Find an Island Getaway
Dr. Tracey Tuberville’s research shows the effectiveness of species translocation—when native wildlife is moved to a new habitat
Teaching Clergy How to Intervene with Domestic Violence
Dr. Y. Joon Choi’s approach helps Asian-American women by teaching religious leaders how to help.
Documenting COVID’s Schooling Setbacks
When schools shut, researchers in the Georgia Policy Labs worked to uncover how the disruption was impacting Atlanta-area students in real-time.
Culinary school enrollment drops even as need soars at restaurants
The need for chefs and head cooks is far outpacing the number of students interested in pursuing those careers.
A Night at the Door with Three Athens, Ga. Bouncers
All three gatekeepers told us stories of a changing Athens, and of the music that pulsates as the town’s most sacred gift.
The Country’s Longest-running Prison Publication Faces Censorship
With a staff and readership that is almost entirely incarcerated, PLN seeks to fill a gap left by more mainstream criminal justice journalism.
Bright Futures for Back-Roads Restaurants?
Georgia's rural restaurants offer old-school hospitality and try not to think too hard about the future.
A Neglected Part of Atlanta Gains a Nature Conservancy, Thanks to One Man’s Quest
My profile of David Lloyd Davis, founder of Cascade Springs Nature Conservancy, appears as part of Atlanta Magazine's focus on entrepreneurs.
Is Raw Milk More Nutritious Than Pasteurized Milk?
Consumption of raw milk is rising, as part of the pandemic-fueled trend toward locally produced food. Some recent research suggests unpasteurized milk has health benefits.
Lessons for Georgia about Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout
A relatively slow rollout here has contributed to another COVID-era phenomenon: line jumpers, a catch-all term for people in Georgia who bent the rules to get vaccinated.