Writing Portfolio

NOVA Next; Production Assistant for NOVA Online, July 2012 — Present

What Birdsong Can Teach Us About Creativity

Bat-Inspired Tech Could Help Blind People See With Sound

Space Kids, a video short produced in support of PBS NOVA’s “Ultimate Mars Challenge.”

Other sample contributions


Samples from Symphony magazine; Editorial Intern, June 2012 — July 2012

“Sparkling Programs,” July 3, 2012

“Make Music NY: Snapshot 2012,” June 28, 2012

“Synchronized Starts,” June 21, 2012


Samples from The Spectator; Editor-in-Chief, March 2011 to March 2012

“Search for College Librarian underway,” March 29, 2012

“A. G. Lafley named 2012 Commencement speaker,” March 1, 2012

“Students’ religious beliefs evolve, persist on the Hill,” Feb. 9, 2012

“Summit on the Symphony connects interests of students with professional musicians,” Oct. 10, 2011

“Ten years later: Hamilton remembers the tragedy of Sept. 11,” Sept. 8, 2011

“Symphony Syracuse Orchestra receives support from Hamilton,” May 5, 2011

Samples from The Buffalo News: editorial intern, summer 2010; for full portfolio, go to The Buffalo News website and type “Allison Eck” in the search box.

“Reading List Limbo,” Aug. 23, 2010

“Forest Lawn tours bring past to life,” July 29, 2010

“Fun is where you find it: Keeping the kids busy outdoors,” July 26, 2010

“Configuration, LehrerDance come together for UB Dance Festival,” July 23, 2010

“Plenty of ‘Moxie,'” June 18, 2010

“Elkin puts a new spin on Shakespeare,” June 10, 2010

Hamilton College Alumni Review

“Life’s Work,” Spring 2012 issue (full-length feature on the changing face of Career Centers)

“200 Days” Project:
Stories #9, 13, 33, 82, 99, 100, 131, 144, 151 are my work.

“The Diversity of Diversity,” Spring 2010 issue

“Odd Jobs,” Summer 2009 issue

Hamilton College Media Relations

Student Research write-ups, summer 2009


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