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Hi! I’m Allison Usavage. I create audience-driven storytelling strategies and impactful documentary content.

Wide Awake Bakery

Stefan Senders and his team welcome me into their bakery again and again, sharing their time and talents. I’ve shared their story through photo essays and a video, which was featured by National Geographic in 2016.

Farmigo Stories

I worked with CSA startup Farmigo to devise a prototype website and pilot content to showcase the stories of success that the Farmigo software has created for existing customers to create an impact-driven, positive brand image of Farmigo to the greater small-farm community.

What’s Good Ithaca

An online magazine inspiring action and engagement in the Ithaca area by highlighting the people, businesses, and projects working toward positive change.

What is Social Entrepreneurship?

I worked with the Center for Transformative Action to document attendee stories at their annual Finger Lakes Social Entrepreneurship Institute. I delivered the 25 individual videos and 2 supercuts in a custom website to position CTA as an innovative leader in social entrepreneurship education.