Evie B. Allen joined the WSIL News Team as an intern in 2009. Evie currently works as a reporter.
Evie is a proud Southern Illinoisan, born and raised in Marion. She graduated from Marion High School in 1998, from John A. Logan College in 2008, and from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 2010. At SIU-C, Evie majored in Radio-Television and met and fell-in-love with Broadcast News, earning her Bachelor of Arts in Radio-Television. She also anchored and reported for the university station. She ultimately won the Radio-Television Outstanding Student Award for News in 2010.
In her free time, Evie is very involved with her church as a licensed minister and youth group leader. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends, watching movies, singing and working out.