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.
She says she’s not going to pay her mortgage until JP Morgan Chase gives her some answers about their mortgage lending practices.
It all started with news that the previous superintendent was making more than a quarter million dollars a year.
For the U.S. Men’s soccer team today, a loss was a win.
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 says he will now ask Dooley again if he’ll agree to a debate.
With about six weeks left until the st. Louis County Executive’s primary, incumbent Charlie Dooley has released his first two campaign ads.
Infighting at the St. Louis County Council causes more delays on the diversity bills that would require more minority participation in county contracts.
The University City City Council held a special meeting Monday night to discuss eliminating public comment before meetings.
The court ruled that inmate John Winfield’s clemency proceedings were violated.
A Tea Party victory in Virginia is giving fuel to members in St. Louis.