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Allison Stevens is an award-winning reporter, writer, and editor with two decades of experience in journalism and social impact communications. She has covered Congress for news outlets around the country and provides editorial services to individuals and groups. Her byline has appeared in The Washington Post, Ms., the American Prospect, Washingtonian and numerous other outlets.
Allison spent a decade covering Congress as political editor for The Hill; Senate reporter for Congressional Quarterly; Washington bureau chief for Women’s eNews, and Washington correspondent for States Newsroom, a national network of nonprofit news outlets.
She won the Sandy Hume Memorial Award for Excellence in Political Journalism from the National Press Club for uncovering a secret congressional slush fund, which was eliminated after the story ran. And she was part of an editorial team that won the Exceptional Merit in Media Award for election coverage.
She was also senior writer and editor at the FrameWorks Institute, a communications think tank in Washington, D.C., and senior writer at PR Solutions, a public relations firm serving leading nonprofit organizations. She wrote materials for clients including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, AARP, the National Partnership for Women & Families, and other organizations.
Allison holds a bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of Michigan and a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University. She lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and two boys, loves puppies, yoga, and live storytelling, and is a fan of the Oxford comma.