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

Paducah Symphony Orchestra

The Paducah Symphony Orchestra opens it’s 2017-2018 season this Saturday. On Sounds Good, George Eldred speaks with Maestro Raffaele Ponti about the performance.

Tennessee Soybean Festival, Facebook

Jason Stout, Associate Professor of Art at University of Tennessee at Martin, speaks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about the Fourth Annual Guitar As Art exhibit which opens this Sunday at the university’s Art Gallery.

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Tracy Ross and Murray State University Department of Psychology faculty member Dr. Michael Bordieri discuss the psychology of groups on Sounds Good.

Lew Jetton

On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with singer and guitarist Lew Jetton about his new album, Palestine Blues, and this year’s Kenlake Hot August Blues Festival happening Friday and Saturday in Aurora.  

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More than half a million visitors are expected to be in the area for Monday’s total solar eclipse. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross and U.S. Forest Service Fire Prevention Officer Jaye Gilmore discuss how people can safely enjoy this astronomical event of a lifetime.

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As summer break rolls to a close and kids prepare to go back to school, Dr. Michael Bordieri and Tracy Ross discuss attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder on Sounds Good.

Janice Mason Art Museum - JMAM, Facebook

On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with world-renowned hot glass artist Stephen Rolfe Powell about his exhibit “Light Lunacy” currently on display at the Janice Mason Art Museum in Cadiz.

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On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross and professor of psychology Dr. Michael Bordieri discuss fidget spinners and the importance of treating mental illness and behavioral issues through scientifically established methods.

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Jeran and Shanden Simmons of the western Kentucky progressive rock band Fairseas join Tracy Ross on Sounds Good to talk about the upcoming release of their dual documentary and EP, The Rotunda Project.

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On Sounds Good, Murray State University MFA Program Director Carrie Jerrell speaks with author Justin Quarry who will read from his work on Sunday, July 9 at the Clara Eagle Art Gallery. He will also lead a fiction workshop at Murray State July 8 and 9.

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