December 6, 2013
Alli Mechanic joined the WTVY News team in April 2013. She started as a Web Content Producer/Reporter and transitioned into a Reporter/Producer after six months.
Alli was born and raised in New Jersey and spent the majority of her life at the beach.
Prior to taking her position at WTVY, Alli was a Local Editor for Patch.com and covered everything from breaking news to school events. She also had the opportunity to interview celebrity/Iron Chef Bobby Flay and worked through Hurricane Sandy to keep her community informed on the latest news.
In 2011, Alli graduated from Rowan University. As an undergrad, she studied Broadcast Journalism, Online Journalism and Political Science. She was a member of the Journalism and Political Science Honor Society, an admissions ambassador and a Radio News Anchor at Rowan Radio WGLS-FM. In addition to her courses and extracurricular activities, Alli received her first television broadcasting experience as an intern at WCAU in Philadelphia and WMGM in Atlantic City.
When Alli is not working, she enjoys meeting new people and exploring the Wiregrass. Feel free to email her with news tips or just to say hello at Allison@wtvy.com or find her on Facebook – Allison Mechanic WTVY.