Allison Stevens is consulting senior account executive at PR Solutions, a public relations consulting firm that serves national advocacy groups, associations, foundations and think tanks working on a range of social justice issues.
Stevens brings two decades of experience in social impact communications and political journalism. She has extensive experience in reporting and writing, the editorial and production processes, and strategic and applied communications. Her areas of expertise include the effects of framing and messaging on public thinking and behavior, politics and policy, health and health care, and issues of particular concern to women, children and families.
Previously, Stevens was senior writer and editor at the FrameWorks Institute, a nonprofit organization that conducts communications research for philanthropic foundations and nonprofit organizations. Before that, she was senior writer at PR Solutions for nearly seven years, during which she wrote and edited communications materials for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, AARP and other nonprofit organizations. She also spent a decade as a political reporter, covering Capitol Hill for Women’s eNews, Congressional Quarterly, and The Hill.
In addition to her work at PR Solutions, Stevens currently supports the production, publication, and public release of Frameworks’ research reports and strategic messaging guides, and consults for other organizations in the nonprofit sector.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University. She received the Sandy Hume Memorial Award for Excellence in Political Reporting from the National Press Club and was part of an editorial team that won the Exceptional Merit in Media Award from the National Women’s Political Caucus. Her byline has appeared in the Washington Post, the American Prospect, Ms. magazine, and numerous other publications.