Reporter (@GoUpstate). Native Tennessean. @MTSU grad. @AlabamaFTBL faithful. #RollTide Tweeting excellence in 140 characters. Views are my own. RT ≠ endorsement

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Biography

Allison is a general assignment reporter at the Herald-Journal in Spartanburg, S.C.

A native Tennessean, Allison is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University and holds two bachelor's degrees in English and Journalism.

Allison got bitten by the journalism bug during college while working f...

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@A_M_Roberts — 545 followers, 8,380 tweets

Jun 26, 2017

RT @AMulligerSHJ: BREAKING: Spartanburg City Council unanimously approves the ban the box resolution. @GoUpstate

Jun 26, 2017

RT @HunterLJohnson: Happy 10th birthday to the iPhone. It's important to note that Tennessee hasn't beaten Alabama in football since it was created.

Jun 23, 2017

RT @sbarchenger: Banks will have to serve all 15 years of that term. No early release/parole. #vandytrial

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I did a lot of freelance work in college, but my first paying gig was in Danville, VA as a cops and courts reporter.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I actually learned how to type on my aunt's old typewriter when I was 10 or 11.

How is social media changing news?

It's changing how people get news, how quickly they get it and the type of news people focus on.