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

Researching Eviction Proceedings in the South

Millions of families across the nation struggle to pay rent and find themselves in eviction court. Renters in Georgia are twice as likely to be evicted as renters in other...

Fifty Years On….Clayton State University

When Clayton Junior College opened its 54-acre campus to 924 students on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1969, expectations were high for the small institution.

Veterans Find Purpose and Healing at Comfort Farms

Founded by Army veteran Jon Jackson in 2014 as the first project of his nonprofit Stag Vets. Inc., Comfort Farms grows heirloom vegetables and raises heritage turkeys, hogs, hens, rabbits,...

Rethinking Kids and Trauma

An innovative course teaches future social workers and lawyers to work collaboratively.

World Champion Wheelchair Skater Aims to Regain her Title

Ella Frech is a humble badass training to regain her title of women's world champion in WCMX: wheelchair skating

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.