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.
Police have arrested a fourth suspect in the hammer attack and death of Zemir Begic in the Bevo neighborhood.
The mayor of Sunset Hills has been indicted by a grand jury on two felony counts following allegations that he intentionally ran a cyclist off the road with his car earlier this summer.
St. Louis police are investigating an alleged hate crime in the Bevo neighborhood early this morning that left a 26-year-old woman beaten.
The St. Louis city prosecutor says police are close to apprehending the fourth suspect in the weekend hammer attack in the Bevo neighborhood.
Chappelle-Nadal says the bill would save the region millions because it would stop the duplication of services between the city and county.
No more texting while driving in Chesterfield – the city council unanimously passed an ordinance Monday night prohibiting all texting and driving in city limits.
Natalie’s Cakes and More was among those damaged in the riots after the Ferguson grand jury’s decision was announced, and owner Natalie Dubose says the main windows were broken and the bakery damaged.
Franklin County’s jail is facing an overcrowding problem, so officials have decided to start letting inmates go home early.
Asked if he declared a state of emergency because he expects a violent reaction to the grand jury’s decision, Nixon said no, and that he hopes there is no violence.
Despite denial by local and state law enforcement agencies, sources tell KMOX the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has as many as 80 agents in town.