Allison Mechanic Bio
Allison Mechanic joined the WTVY News Team in April 2013. When she first started in the newsroom, she was the station's Web Content Producer/Reporter, she was eventually promoted to the role of Reporter/Producer now she is the current Crime/Court Reporter and Weekend Anchor.
Allison was born and raised in New Jersey and spent the majority of her life at the beach.
Prior to taking her position at WTVY, Allison was a Local Editor for Patch.com. She 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.
Allison graduated from Rowan University in 2011. 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, Allison received her first television broadcasting experience as an intern at WCAU in Philadelphia and WMGM in Atlantic City.
When Allison 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.