Allison oversees all of BirdNote's broadcast and podcast productions including BirdNote Daily, Bring Birds Back, Threatened, new developments, and special series. She brings enthusiasm for the power of storytelling to inspire action, and the need for representation of historically excluded people in media, science, and environmental justice movements. Allison has a background in nonprofit management and audio production, previously serving as Chief Engagement Officer at KDHX in St. Louis, MO, editing independent podcast productions like No Place Like Home and Generation Anthropocene, sound designing documentary film projects, running live sound at the True/False Film Festival, and more. She graduated from the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at Maine College of Art with a certificate in Radio and Podcasting, and has a B.A. in Audio Production from Webster University, with additional studies from the University of Missouri at Columbia. Growing up on a farm instilled her with a love of nature and digging in the dirt. She enjoys gardening, hiking, camping, and lazily canoeing down Missouri's scenic rivers.