Allen Clayton joined the WBOY 12 News team in May 2012 as a video journalist. He graduated from the Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism at West VirginiaUniversity in 2011.
Allen loves going out and meeting new people everyday to be able to tell their story across North Central West Virginia.
Allen is a true West Virginian who was raised in WebsterSprings. He graduated from WebsterCountyHigh School in 2006. (Go Highlanders!)
He is proud to be from WebsterCounty and loves to visit his hometown for annual events, such as the Woodchopping Festival.
Allen began his career in broadcast news as a floor and camera director for “West Virginia Tonight Live.”
When Allen is not in the newsroom, you can find him spending time with family and friends, browsing the web, reading news, and cooking with family and friends. Allen also loves traveling and going to new places to go sightseeing as much as he can.
If you have any story ideas, questions, or comments please shoot Allen an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.