Allison Blood grew up in St. Louis County and attended Parkway West High School. She then went to the University of Missouri – Columbia and graduated with a Bachelors of Journalism in Radio and Television and a minor in Political Science.
During her time there, she filed stories for KMOX out of the Jefferson City Bureau in the Capitol. Upon graduation, she worked for Missourinet in Jefferson City, until she came to KMOX in January of 2012.
Allison enjoys reporting on politics and local news. She brings in some kind of baked treat almost every Friday that she makes herself. Allison loves cooking. She also enjoys spending time with her family in Chesterfield and going to concerts and Cardinals games.
FIVE QUESTIONS WITH ALLISON:
What is your favorite St. Louis activity?
City museum, Cardinals Baseball game or any of the festivals: Mardi Gras, Octoberfest.
What would you do if you weren’t in radio?
I would probably work for a TV station or an online news site.
Do you have any pets?
My family has two little dogs named Oscar and Lucy who are both Yorkies.
Share one random fact.
I hate cottage cheese.
If you could live anywhere else in the country, where would it be?
D.C. probably… or Austin, Texas.
Many told Stenger that he has until noon on Wednesday to denounce County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch, who endorsed Stenger’s bid for County Executive in the primary.
In just a week, the petition from the group Citizens for Restoring Transparency, aimed at a recall of Councilman Stephen Kraft, has gotten nearly 500 signatures.
One division of the Department of Justice is in town with the goal of preventing any more rioting in Ferguson as the Michael Brown investigation continues.
Last May, KMOX told you about St. Louis city’s goal of reducing obesity by 5 percent by the year 2018. Health department officials now are saying more than 700 people have signed up for one of their fitness programs.
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill has harsh words for the head of the National Football League in the wake of the video showing former running back Ray Rice punching his now-wife.
They say he threw a water bottle at a citizen and called another an “A-hole,” and now a group of University City residents are trying to get councilman Stephen Kraft fired.
State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed and Rep. Jay Barnes will be filing a bill in December allowing for a special prosecutor in any officer-involved shooting case, in any municipality across the state.
The fight to remove St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch from the Michael Brown case could hurt Steve Stenger’s run for County Executive.
A new coalition of 43 different social justice organizations called the “Don’t Shoot Coalition” is calling for County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch to step down from the Michael Brown case.
“Teaching Ferguson,” a forum designed to help teachers learn how to talk to their students about racism and the Michael Brown shooting, drew a crowd of nearly 100 people Tuesday night at Saint Louis University.