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Alison King

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    Alison King

    Alison King joined NBC Boston and necn in 1995 as the station's first Connecticut Bureau Chief.

    Nine months later she moved to Boston to become the station's Political Reporter.

    Since then, Alison has covered six presidential races and a wide range of New England political stories, including a documentary on the late Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy.

    Prior to joining NBC Boston and necn, she was a reporter at WFSB-TV in Hartford, Connecticut. She has also worked as an anchor/reporter at News 12 in Norwalk, Connecticut and WECT-TV in Wilmington, North Carolina.

    Alison worked on programming for ABC Sports during the 1988 Winter Olympic Games in Calgary and at ABC's Good Morning America.

    She has earned a number of awards for her work including three Emmys, two Gracies, several Associated Press Awards, and she was a contributing member to necn's 2000 Dupont award.

    Alison was the reporter and producer of the May, 2007 documentary, "The Education of Deval Patrick, The First 100 Days,'' which exclusively chronicled the first tumultuous months of the administration of the Massachusetts governor.

    She has traveled around the world, from Bosnia with the Massachusetts National Guard in 1997 following the war to a Trade Mission to Israel with Gov. Patrick.

    A career highlight occurred in 2014 when Alison traveled to Washington for a behind-the-scenes visit to the White House, including a one-on-one interview with President Obama.

    She holds an undergraduate degree from Colgate University, and a master's degree from New York University's School of Journalism.

    Alison is a native of Orange, Connecticut. She and her husband live in Boston with their two children.

    Twitter: @AlisonNBCBoston

    Email:AlisonKing@nbcuni.com

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