Alison Bullock is a broadcast reporter for the Medill News Service. With
her background in sports journalism, she focuses on how public health
issues affect athletes and sports organizations. Bullock has previously reported on high school
and college sports. She aspires to report on athletes in the broadcast
Bullock graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor of arts
in communication in 2009. She was a four-year member of the university's varsity women's field hockey team.
While at Northwestern, Bullock was a sports
reporter at WNUR, the school’s radio station. At WNUR, Bullock edited
highlights of Northwestern sports and delivered them on-air during
halftime and post-game shows. She also wrote, produced and announced
weekly sportscasts, and served as the on-site broadcast technical coordinator
for Northwestern basketball, baseball and softball games.
Bullock took her skills from WNUR to an internship at ESPN in
Washington, D.C. The Washington-native participated in daily production
meetings for ESPN’s “Pardon the Interruption,” where she pitched story
ideas. She was responsible for finding relevant video clips, and writing
leads and bumps for the talent to use on-air.
In 2010, Bullock worked as a production assistant at The Big Ten
Network. There she logged games and interviews for the show “Press Pass.” She
also cut and edited video and ran the TelePrompter during the live
Bullock is the 2007 and 2008 recipient of the Charles “Doc” and Helen
Glass Scholarship, which is given to an outstanding African-American
student athlete who demonstrates strong academic performance and a
commitment to Northwestern’s values and its education.
You can follow her on Twitter @awbullock. She can also be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.