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Allison Preston

Allison Preston

Email: apresto4@nd.edu

Phone: 616-550-3814


DePaul University


Allison has several years' experience in communications and journalism. She graduated from DePaul University in Chicago and has worked as a reporter and news anchor for stations in northern Michigan and in South Bend. She also worked in communications at DePaul University's Residential Education Department, and at a Catholic school in her hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Allison also had the opportunity to study computer science and urban planning at Yale University. She participated in courses that analyzed how race, class, gender, and public policies have been shaped by urban landscapes throughout history.

Allison has been converted to root for the Fighting Irish by her husband, Kyle, who is an alum of Notre Dame. He is currently a student at the Notre Dame Law School. In her free time, she enjoys reading about history, volunteering, and trying new restaurants in the area.