Alison serves as president of Belo Media Group. She is responsible for the success of products such as Briefing, Al Día and Denton Record-Chronicle.
Prior to her return to The Dallas Morning News in 2012, Alison served as publisher of the Chicago Reader, as well as vice president/chief sales officer/group publisher for its holding company, CL Inc., a chain of alternative weeklies, with sister titles in Atlanta, Tampa, and Washington, DC.
Draper’s previous experience includes three years with The Dallas Morning News from 2006-2009 as publisher of a quick-read daily paper, and as senior director of local advertising – Arts & Entertainment. She also served five years as publisher of Dallas Observer, and 15 years in sales and senior management positions at New Times Media.
Alison is married to husband, Robert and has three daughters.