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.
U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt capped off a trip around the state to speak with law enforcement officials in St. Louis on Monday afternoon. The conversations he had with the heads of several local police forces had little to do with Ferguson unrest.
In the mood for some empanadas or tacos? Want to learn to salsa dance?
Another ground-breaking ceremony took place today for the St. Louis Gateway Arch Grounds Project as a third phase of construction begins.
Despite planned protests and a riotous St. Louis County Council meeting last week, protestors, for the most part, stayed away from Tuesday night’s meetings.
It was a night of congratulations for the Riverview Garden’s School district as the state education department met with parents for an update on the district’s progress.
The Department of Justice barred media from attending the meeting, but reporters weren’t the only ones told to leave.
Recent numbers show that across the country, many Americans are worried about having enough money in retirement, and one solution many are turning to is reverse mortgages.
Reports of mold at one Catholic grade school in South St. Louis have parents worried that their children won’t have a school to go to.
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.