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- About Me
Born and raised in the small town of Knightdale, Allyson grew up watching WRAL, with the hopes to one day find herself alongside the talented newscasters there.
When she moved east to attend UNCW for Communication Studies, she soon found her love for news and writing could be merged into one, fabulous career, though it wasn't exactly what she'd had in mind all along. It wasn't until Allyson picked up an English double-major and Journalism minor that she stumbled upon an opening for a Production Assistant position at WWAY. She jumped at the chance to get her feet wet in any area of news. That's when Allyson found her love for behind-the-scenes news gathering and videography, which gave her the ability to be both creative and informative simultaneously.
She was promoted to Producer for Good Morning Carolina just a few months later, which quickly inspired her mild addiction to all things Starbucks. Ever since, she's been waking up at 2 a.m. each day to gather, write and help deliver stories that matter to the people who live in the coastal communities that make up the Cape Fear.
In her free time, Allyson likes to read, write, sing and takes full advantage of living by the beach.
- Where I live
- New Hanover
- Apr 21 2014