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.
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.
The mayor of Sunset Hills is vowing to fight any attempt to impeach him, but denies allegations that he threatened aldermen who are leading that charge.
The Ferguson City Council is responding to calls for better accountability for police and are working on forming a civilian review board for the Ferguson Police Department.
A few high school students collecting change for an ailing custodian has sparked a fundraising campaign that’s raised more than $7,000 in just one day.
St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch says don’t expect a verdict in the Michael Brown case this week or even next.
“Hands up, let’s vote,” was the message from the attorney for Michael Brown’s family, Benjamin Crump, during a Monday night vote rally in Ferguson.
A group of Missourians have been asking Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to grant clemency to a Missouri man serving life for marijuana possession. Now, they’re taking big steps to make sure he’s getting the message – two billboard-sized steps.
The Ferguson City Council passed two resolutions asking for stricter laws when it comes to police using deadly force.
Nixon says he’ll have an informal talk with officials this weekend at the Governor’s Cup in Kansas City, but real negotiations won’t happen until after football season is over.
The council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night calling for more money for the Army Corps of Engineers to ramp up the effort.