Allie Jackson is the marketing coordinator for Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P.C. She works closely with all the attorneys in each of the firm’s locations to help communicate BBGA’s branding initiatives through various platforms including, but not limited to, writing press releases, media relations, website content creation, incorporating SEO practices, advertising, blogging, event planning, social media management, graphic design, 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 UNG, 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 their media relations manager. She came on board at BBGA as the marketing coordinator in October of 2017. 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 is on the Board of Directors of ACC SANE, Inc. as their Marketing Chair and helps with all of their marketing initiatives. 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 oil painter and also enjoys photography, creative writing, reading, board games, live music, and listening to true crime podcasts.