Allie Jackson

Director of
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Allie Jackson is the Director of Marketing for Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P.C. She works closely with all the attorneys in each of the firm’s locations and practice areas to help communicate BBGA’s branding initiatives. Some of her duties include writing press releases, media relations, website content creation, SEO strategies, graphic design and ad creation, blogging, event planning, social media management, video editing, and various forms of content marketing. Allie enjoys finding innovative ways to promote the firm’s brand while engaging with attorneys, reporters – and former, current, and potential clients. Allie also appreciates the creative aspect of telling a story through writing, photography, and graphic design.

Allie received her Associate of Arts in Journalism/newspapers from the University of North Georgia. In 2014 she earned her Bachelor of Arts (A.B.J.) in Journalism/Magazines from Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia.

Allie started her journalism career in 2005 as a copy editor at the Gainesville Times. She then transferred to the Barrow County News (BCN) as a reporter for the next six years. While attending UGA, she left the BCN and took a job as the breaking news/features reporter for the Athens Banner-Herald, where she remained until 2014. Following graduation, Allie accepted a job with Georgia Credit Union Affiliates as the media relations manager, where she worked to advance the visibility of 121 credit unions in Georgia. She came on board at BBGA as the marketing coordinator in October of 2017 and was promoted to Director of Marketing in January of 2024.

Working in both journalism and marketing has allowed Allie’s career path to come full circle. She enjoys helping reporters by connecting them with expert sources at BBGA, and providing them with other informational resources for their stories.

Allie served on the Board of Directors of SANE, Inc. as their Marketing Chair from 2018-2024, along with attorney Evan Jones, and helped with all their marketing initiatives. She is especially proud of her work in planning, organizing, and promoting the inaugural What They Were Wearing Fashion Show. The Athens-Clarke County Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners Program provides victim forensic examinations and evidence collection, court testimony, and community prevention education related to rape, sexual, and physical assault.

In her free time, Allie enjoys spending time with her family. She is an artist, working mainly in watercolor and oil paints, and she also enjoys photography and creative writing.

  • Education

    - Gainesville State College: AA in Newspaper Journalism, with honors, 2008
    - University of Georgia: B.A./A.B.J. in Magazines, with honors, 2014
  • Awards & Accolades

    - The National Society of Collegiate Scholars: University of Georgia
    - Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society
    - Spire National Honor Society for Adult/Non-Traditional Students
    - Georgia College Press Association: In recognition of Outstanding Achievement in the Journalistic Profession; Best Photograph-News, Best Editorial or Editorial Series, General Excellence 2-Year Division 3rd place The Compass, Best Campus Community Service-Features, 1st Place 2-Year Division, Best News Article-Interpretive/Investigative
  • Professional Memberships

    - ACC SANE, Inc. Board of Directors: Marketing Chair; 2018-2024
  • Certifications

    - Advanced Google Analytics
    - Google Analytics for Power Users