Allison McClain Merrill is an entertainment journalist with a passion for pop culture and television history. In 2021, she became a features editor at Static Media for Nicki Swift. Allison also works on her own projects as a writer and Disney Channel historian.
Allison grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, and she earned her bachelor’s degrees (music education & English) at Jacksonville University. She graduated with a Master of Arts in Religion from Yale Divinity School and Yale Institute of Sacred Music in 2019.
Southeast Michigan is currently home for Allison and her husband, Jackson, a renowned organist and choirmaster. Allison enjoys working with Jackson on musical performances, and when she’s not singing, writing, or editing, Allison teaches exercise classes virtually.
You can visit her website at pastfootforward.com or follow her on Twitter @AMcClainMerrill.