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Allison Blood

allison blood1 Allison BloodAllison 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.

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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.

Photo: KMOX/Allison Blood

North County Woman Refuses to Pay Mortgage or Leave Home

She says she’s not going to pay her mortgage until JP Morgan Chase gives her some answers about their mortgage lending practices.


Fox School Board Meeting on June 30, 2014. Photo: KMOX/Allison Blood

Fox School Board Passes Preliminary Budget

It all started with news that the previous superintendent was making more than a quarter million dollars a year.


Fans gather at Amsterdam to watch the US take on Germany in the World cup. Photo: KMOX/Allison Blood

Hundreds Gather at Amsterdam Tavern for US-Germany Match

For the U.S. Men’s soccer team today, a loss was a win.


St. Louis is trying out several parking meter options. Photo: KMOX/Allison Blood

Variety Key in New Parking Meter Systems

Over the past few months, St. Louis City has tried out several new parking meter systems on various blocks in the city and in the Central West End.



Stenger Releases State Tax Returns

Stenger says he will now ask Dooley again if he’ll agree to a debate.


Charlie Dooley

Dooley Releases Campaign Ads

With about six weeks left until the st. Louis County Executive’s primary, incumbent Charlie Dooley has released his first two campaign ads.


St. Louis County Council

St. Louis County Diversity Bills On Hold

Infighting at the St. Louis County Council causes more delays on the diversity bills that would require more minority participation in county contracts.


University City Council meeting on June 16, 2014. Photo: KMOX/Allison Blood

U City Council Tables Plan to Eliminate Public Comment

The University City City Council held a special meeting Monday night to discuss eliminating public comment before meetings.


John Winfield

John Winfield Granted Stay of Execution

The court ruled that inmate John Winfield’s clemency proceedings were violated.


House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) speaks to the media during a news conference on Capitol Hill, May 20, 2014 in Washington, DC. Leader Cantor spoke to reporters after attending a closed meeting with House Republicans. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

St. Louis Tea Party Reflects on Eric Cantor’s Loss

A Tea Party victory in Virginia is giving fuel to members in St. Louis.