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Allison Stein Edit Profile

Media specialist

Allison Stein, American media specialist. Recipient writing & editing awards Media Women South Carolina, 1988-2002.


Stein, Allison was born on February 4, 1963 in Prince George's County, Maryland, United States. Daughter of Archie James Junior and Ann Patton (McCoy) Stein.


Bachelor in Journalism, University South Carolina, 1985.


Stringer, obit clerk The State Newspapers, Columbia, South Carolina, 1983-1985. Editor Sandlapper Public Company, Orangeburg, 1985-1987. Media relations assistant South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, Columbia, 1987-1988.

Public relations intern South Carolina Economic Development Board, 1988. Lead writer Policy Management Systems Corporation, 1988-1994. Senior editor Trozzolo Resources, Kansas CIty, 1994-1995.

Director media relations Cerner Corporation, 1995-1998. E-commerce industry analyst NetSales, Inc., Overland Park, Kansas, 1998-2000. Marketing manager Thazar Solutions, Kansas City, 2001—2002.

Curriculum manager Foss Tng Consultant, 2002—2005.


  • Other Work

    • Author: 365 Scary Stories, 1998. Editor Manifest Destiny Journal, 1995-1997, E-Scape: The Digital Journal Speculative Fiction, since 1998.


Board directors, treasurer Science Fiction & Fantasy Hall of Fame, 1996-1998. Member National Federation Press Women (parliamentarian 1995-1997, board directors 1992-2002, webmaster 1997-2004, writing & editing awards since 1988), Missouri Press. Women (president 1997-2001, vice president 1994-1997, Communicator of Achievement 1997, writing & editing awards since 1994)), Kansas City Science Fiction & Fantasy Society.


  • Other Interests

    Reading science fiction, writing, editing, photography, art.


Married Walter M. Best Junior, November 25, 1989 (divorced March 1999).

Archie James Stein Junior

Ann Patton (McCoy) Stein

Walter M. Best Junior