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

MSU TRIO SSS, Facebook

Murray State University hosts Kentucky TRIO Day on campus this Friday and Saturday. Tracy Ross speaks with Dr. Doris Clark-Sarr, Director of Adventures in Math and Science at MSU about the history of the TRIO programs and all the activities happening this weekend.

via Sandra Pfeifer

Not Throwing In The Towel is a documentary about Ginny Farrugia and Debbie Carter, a lesbian couple living in western Kentucky, that recently premiered at Maiden Alley Cinema. Tracy Ross spoke with the film’s director, Sandra Pfeifer, on Sounds Good.

Empty Bowls Project of Paducah, Facebook

Matt Markgraf speaks with Michael Terra about the Empty Bowls Project of Paducah happening February 25.

The National Quilt Museum, Facebook

In honor of Black History Month, the African American Quilt Guild of Oakland, California is sharing a collection of quilts exploring how their communities are linked. “Neighborhoods Coming Together: Quilts Around Oakland” is on display at the National Quilt Museum in Paducah through April 11. Exhibit chair Marion Coleman speaks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good.

Maiden Alley Cinema, Facebook

Tracy Ross speaks with musician Ben Sollee ahead of his performance at Maiden Alley Cinema Saturday evening.

Ky, Flickr

Tracy Ross and Dr. Michael Bordieri discuss the gift of listening for the Valentine’s Day season on Sounds Good.

Paducah Symphony Orchestra, Facebook

On Sounds Good, George Eldred and Paducah Symphony Orchestra conductor Raffaele Ponti preview Saturday’s performance at Paducah’s Carson Center.

Oscar Micheaux, Facebook

On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross and Walter Metz, professor in the Department of Cinema & Photography at Southern Illinois University, discuss the life and career of pioneering African American filmmaker Oscar Micheaux.

Amada44 / Wikimedia Commons

Tracy Ross speaks with organizer Albert Parker about activities happening this Saturday in Paducah as part of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.

murraystate.edu

On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross and Dr. Michael Bordieri discuss the way mental health professionals are working to build a global mental health infrastructure.

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