Allyson Brown

All Media Journalist

Allyson Brown is a southern girl from Memphis, TN ... home of the best BBQ, the Memphis Grizzlies and Elvis Presley. She has lived in the Bluff City practically her whole life.  She has been a competitive runner most of her life. She started when she was seven and ended her career at 21 at the University of Missouri. She knew she would never make it to the Olympics but plans to report on them one day. Allyson's life goal is to affect change in a positive way which is why she became a journalist. She loves good food, reading, sports (especially track and field) and meeting new people.  So if your see her around, say hello, she would love to chat.   Where were you born? Memphis, TN Where did you grow up?   Memphis, TN What was your favorite TV show then? Scooby Doo  What was the first thing you ever wanted to be? A S.W.A.T Officer How might someone have described you in high school? She’s always running. What was your first job? A camp counselor What was your first job in television? Multi-Media Journalist What do you like about your job?   Meeting new people and learning new things What do you not like about your job?   Not being able to wear jeans. What might people be surprised to know about you?  I’m short. What is the hardest thing you ever did?  Saying goodbye to my dogs. What would be a perfect day for you?  Finally seeing Beyonce in concert! What advice would you have for someone wanting to go into the business? Never give up. Chase your dream like you would chase a story. The stories about the track and field team I got to help coach at my first job. I went to this small, rural school district in Missouri to talk about a levy on a ballot . As I was waiting to talk to the principal, I heard a kid say they were heading to track practice. I went and introduced myself to the coaches and kids. The rest is history. They went from running a three minute and 55 seconds 4 x4 relay to three minutes and 38 seconds eventually placing sixth at state! If you could only keep one 5-minute tape from your career what would be on it?   Favorites  Favorite book: Count of Monte Cristo  Favorite CBS show:  NCIS Favorite food:  Good food. Favorite hobby:  Reading Favorite Miami Valley place:  Still trying to discover that place. Favorite movie:  Impossible to name. Favorite music: Again, impossible to name. Favorite travel destination:A place with a beach and sun.

Latest from Allyson Brown

Teenage girl reports rape at Springfield pool
 Springfield police are investigating a reported sexual assault at a local pool that happened over the weekend.  It took place on June 30, according to a police report, but was reported on Wednesday.  A 16-year-old girl was at the pool for a group trip. She went to the restroom and an unknown male came in behind her “and forced...

Posted: 11 days ago

Springfield police are investigating a reported sexual assault at a local pool that happened over the weekend.  It took place on June 30, according to a police report, but was reported on Wednesday.  A 16-year-old girl was at the pool for a group trip. She went to the restroom and an unknown male came in behind her “and forced...
Springfield family moves back into house damaged in car crash
 A Springfield family has moved back into their home after it was struck by a car involved in a high-speed chase. Shalene Radford, her mother and their dogs were forced to temporarily move out of their Kenton Street house while the large hole in the living room caused by the crash was covered. Her mother was moved into a hotel with the dogs...

Posted: 13 days ago

A Springfield family has moved back into their home after it was struck by a car involved in a high-speed chase. Shalene Radford, her mother and their dogs were forced to temporarily move out of their Kenton Street house while the large hole in the living room caused by the crash was covered. Her mother was moved into a hotel with the dogs...
Springfield police investigating two weekend shootings, one fatal
 Springfield police are investigating two separate weekend shootings that left one man dead and another one injured. Police identified the deceased man as Scott Williams, 21, of Springfield. He was found shot inside a a silver, Cadillac CTS late Sunday night after a crash. Police responded to the intersection of Spring Street and Selma Road...

Posted: 14 days ago

Springfield police are investigating two separate weekend shootings that left one man dead and another one injured. Police identified the deceased man as Scott Williams, 21, of Springfield. He was found shot inside a a silver, Cadillac CTS late Sunday night after a crash. Police responded to the intersection of Spring Street and Selma Road...
This Springfield woman saw a man wounded by a shooting, and her nurse instincts took over
 Two shootings that happened Wednesday night in Springfield are related, according to Springfield police. A man was shot multiple times as he walked to the backyard of a house in the 800 block of Wiley Avenue before 8 p.m. He was taken to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight, said Springfield police Sgt. Nick Holt. He was believed to be in...

Posted: 17 days ago

Two shootings that happened Wednesday night in Springfield are related, according to Springfield police. A man was shot multiple times as he walked to the backyard of a house in the 800 block of Wiley Avenue before 8 p.m. He was taken to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight, said Springfield police Sgt. Nick Holt. He was believed to be in...
No injuries reported after vehicle reportedly crashes into building
 No one was injured and the building did not sustain structural damage after a car reportedly struck a building in Springfield Wednesday afternoon. Crews are responding to a report of a car into a building in Springfield, according to emergency dispatchers. The crash, reported in the 1000 black of West High Street, could involve injuries...

Posted: 19 days ago

No one was injured and the building did not sustain structural damage after a car reportedly struck a building in Springfield Wednesday afternoon. Crews are responding to a report of a car into a building in Springfield, according to emergency dispatchers. The crash, reported in the 1000 black of West High Street, could involve injuries...
Enon hopes these downtown changes bring more people and business
 Enon is using federal and state money to make the village’s downtown look better and to improve safety. The village’s $500,000 plan will include replacing sidewalks — making them compliant with the Americans With Disabilities Act — and adding lighting that improves visibility and the looks of downtown. RELATED: 
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Posted: 20 days ago

Enon is using federal and state money to make the village’s downtown look better and to improve safety. The village’s $500,000 plan will include replacing sidewalks — making them compliant with the Americans With Disabilities Act — and adding lighting that improves visibility and the looks of downtown. RELATED: ...
NEW DETAILS: Springfield woman accused of stabbing 79-year-old man charged with attempted murder
 A Springfield woman who allegedly stabbed her 79-year-old uncle has been arrested and charged. Rebecca Isaac, 37, is charged with attempted murder and aggravated robbery in Clark County Municipal Court. She is due in court at 10:30 a.m. this morning. READ: A Springfield home was shot at, a police report says Springfield police began their...

Posted: 25 days ago

A Springfield woman who allegedly stabbed her 79-year-old uncle has been arrested and charged. Rebecca Isaac, 37, is charged with attempted murder and aggravated robbery in Clark County Municipal Court. She is due in court at 10:30 a.m. this morning. READ: A Springfield home was shot at, a police report says Springfield police began their...
Stabbing victim, 79, still recovering, no suspect in custody
 The Springfield Police Division is investigating after a man was stabbed multiple times Tuesday night at his home. The 79-year-old man was at his residence on the 2100 block of Gerald Drive where officers responded to a “report of a male being stabbed by his niece” according to a police report. RELATED : Police, medics called...

Posted: 26 days ago

The Springfield Police Division is investigating after a man was stabbed multiple times Tuesday night at his home. The 79-year-old man was at his residence on the 2100 block of Gerald Drive where officers responded to a “report of a male being stabbed by his niece” according to a police report. RELATED : Police, medics called...
1 injured when Jeep rams into house on South Bird Road in Clark County
 UPDATE @ 1:27 p.m.: One person has been taken to a hospital after a Jeep rammed into a house on South Bird Road, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said.  According to the preliminary investigation, a female was driving north when she apparently lost control of the vehicle and rammed the front of the house, where the resident was asleep. ...

Posted: 26 days ago

UPDATE @ 1:27 p.m.: One person has been taken to a hospital after a Jeep rammed into a house on South Bird Road, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said.  According to the preliminary investigation, a female was driving north when she apparently lost control of the vehicle and rammed the front of the house, where the resident was asleep. ...
Nearly 40 streets, some bridges set for repaving in Clark County
 Clark County Commissioners have approved $1.3 million in road surfacing projects expected to be completed by the fall. The projects, to be done jointly with the county and several cities and townships, will result in upgrades to about 18 miles of roads, county officials said. The county itself will spend close to $300,000 on the 2018 Road...

Posted: 27 days ago

Clark County Commissioners have approved $1.3 million in road surfacing projects expected to be completed by the fall. The projects, to be done jointly with the county and several cities and townships, will result in upgrades to about 18 miles of roads, county officials said. The county itself will spend close to $300,000 on the 2018 Road...