Allison Crawford

Digital Producer

A proud native of Murray, Kentucky, Allison grew up roaming the forests of western Kentucky and visiting national parks across the country. She graduated in 2014 from Murray State University where she studied Environmental Sustainability, Television Production, and Spanish. She loves meeting new people, questioning everything, and dancing through the sun and the rain. She hopes to make a positive impact in this world several endeavors at a time.

Allison currently writes for WKMS from Lexington, Kentucky, where she is serving as an Americorps VISTA with the Kentucky Student Environmental Coalition. As a VISTA, she builds KSEC’s capacity to empower students on their campuses and in their communities. KSEC provides training and skill development opportunities to youth because young voices have a place in local, national, and international discussions of environmental issues. 

Ways to Connect

Heartland Cares, Inc., Facebook

On Sounds Good​, Tracy Ross introduces us to the new executive director of Heartland CARES, Sean Oslin.

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Playhouse in the Park Director Lisa Cope talks with Austin Carter on Sounds Good about the Penguin Project's production of Peter Pan, Jr. running through August 28.

Calloway County Public Library, Facebook

Sandy Linn speaks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about upcoming events at the Calloway County Public Library.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Jessica Reimer, the new artistic director of the Jackson Purchase Dance Company, speaks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about the future of the JPDC.

Venus and Buster visited us in the studio for this month’s Puppies Sound Good. The Humane Society of Calloway County’s Kathy Hodge speaks with Austin Carter on Sounds Good about the pups and an upcoming visit from Master Hairstylist Patrick Lomantini, who is on a 91 day tour to raise money for animal rescue efforts across the nation.

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On Sounds Good, Dr. Michael Bordieri and Tracy Ross discuss methods of easing the transition from summer back to school for K-12 and college students.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The Murray-Calloway County Endowment for Health Care will use an Arts Access Grant from the Kentucky Arts Council to support hands-on arts experiences over the next year. The project is entitled “Hope & Glory: The Art of Inclusion.” Award-winning writer Constance Alexander, Murray Art Guild Executive Director Debi Danielson and Murray State University Professor Nicole Hand speak with Todd Hatton on Sounds Good on how arts-related programming and community outreach will celebrate adults with disabilities and increase awareness of their contributions to the community’s well-being.

Murray Calloway County Senior Citizens Center, Facebook

Ann Uddberg and Lynn Bartlett speak with Austin Carter on Sounds Good about an upcoming Meet & Greet with local authors at the Weaks Senior Center on Friday.

 

The Weaks Senior Center Genealogy Club is bringing in authors Geoff Baggett, Lynn Bartlett, Justice Bill Cunningham, Steve Schneiderman, Dr. Bill Mulligan, and Linda Scott, who have published books regarding the history and culture of the region.

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With millions downloading and playing Pokemon GO, Dr. Michael Bordieri talks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about psychological benefits and concerns.

Solid Rock'it Boosters

Todd Anderson and Nathan Brown of the Paducah band Solid Rock’it Boosters speak with Austin Carter on Sounds Good about the growth of Paducah's music scene, Solid Rock’it Boosters history, and the band’s performance Saturday night at the recently renovated Twinkling Star.

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