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.
Judge Stephen McGlynn says Chief Jose Alvarez needs to stay in office until a replacement is found.
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St. Charles City Police say they’re investigating a report of an attempted sexual assault in a bathroom at Lindenwood University’s Library.
There is a possibility that this Spring could bring a lot of severe weather, but local emergency management teams say they’re not taking any extra precautions.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announcing a $45 million aid package for towns in Illinois still recovering from a tornado last November.
In the most recent beige book report, recent economic growth in the St. Louis area is considered “moderate to average.”
The campaign is dedicated to using respectful language when talking about people with intellectual disabilities.
A snowy winter and bitterly cold temperatures have kept home buyers and sellers away from the market at least that’s what local real estate experts are saying.
The St. Louis College of Pharmacy is putting up a $10,000 reward for anyone with information involving the shooting death of one of their students over the weekend.
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