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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

‘My heart just sank immediately’: Woman finds child in shopping cart at Springfield grocery store
 A Springfield man is facing child endangering charges after being arrested and accused of leaving his 1-year-old child alone in a shopping cart in the parking lot of the Meijer on Hillcrest Avenue. Patrick Reynolds, 48, is charged with a single count of misdemeanor child endangering. Reynolds told police he pushed the cart with his daughter...

12:00 AM Wednesday, Aug. 08, 2018

A Springfield man is facing child endangering charges after being arrested and accused of leaving his 1-year-old child alone in a shopping cart in the parking lot of the Meijer on Hillcrest Avenue. Patrick Reynolds, 48, is charged with a single count of misdemeanor child endangering. Reynolds told police he pushed the cart with his daughter...
Charges: New Carlisle woman jumps fence, escapes Clark County Jail
 A New Carlisle woman is accused of climbing over a fence to escape from the Clark County Jail and then stealing a vehicle Sunday afternoon. Alisha Salyer, 25, is charged with escape and receiving stolen property in Clark County Municipal Court. She pleaded not guilty to the felony charges. She also was charged with driving under a license...

6:05 PM Monday, Aug. 06, 2018

A New Carlisle woman is accused of climbing over a fence to escape from the Clark County Jail and then stealing a vehicle Sunday afternoon. Alisha Salyer, 25, is charged with escape and receiving stolen property in Clark County Municipal Court. She pleaded not guilty to the felony charges. She also was charged with driving under a license...
Clark County agencies participate in scripted HAZMAT training
 One day after a Wright-Patterson Air Force Base training drill that included an active shooter scenario spread panic across the region and put the base on lockdown, Clark County officials experienced no problems with an emergency training exercise on Friday. “Clark County EMA and the local emergency planning committee are required by...

3:00 PM Saturday, Aug. 04, 2018

One day after a Wright-Patterson Air Force Base training drill that included an active shooter scenario spread panic across the region and put the base on lockdown, Clark County officials experienced no problems with an emergency training exercise on Friday. “Clark County EMA and the local emergency planning committee are required by...
Annual garage sale helps Clark County Special Olympics athletes
 Local athletes’ chances of attending the Special Olympics are threatened if enough money is not raised at an annual garage sale. The 22nd Clark County Special Olympics Garage Sale opened Thursday and runs through noon Saturday. The event raises money to pay for the entry fees, equipment and uniforms for the Clark County Special Olympic...

5:05 PM Friday, Aug. 03, 2018

Local athletes’ chances of attending the Special Olympics are threatened if enough money is not raised at an annual garage sale. The 22nd Clark County Special Olympics Garage Sale opened Thursday and runs through noon Saturday. The event raises money to pay for the entry fees, equipment and uniforms for the Clark County Special Olympic...
'My son could have lost his eye:' Boy, 6, recovering after dog attack
 A 6-year-old Georgia boy is recovering in Dayton Children’s Hospital after being attacked by a dog Monday in Springfield. The boy received more than 200 stitches and plastic surgery and was in stable condition Tuesday, according to his mother, Ashley Fellows. “So, my son could have lost his eye. He had a gash, a huge gash on the...

1:45 PM Friday, Aug. 03, 2018

A 6-year-old Georgia boy is recovering in Dayton Children’s Hospital after being attacked by a dog Monday in Springfield. The boy received more than 200 stitches and plastic surgery and was in stable condition Tuesday, according to his mother, Ashley Fellows. “So, my son could have lost his eye. He had a gash, a huge gash on the...
‘My son could have lost his eye:’ Boy, 6, recovering after dog attack in Springfield
 A 6-year-old Georgia boy is recovering in Dayton Children’s Hospital after being attacked by a dog Monday in Springfield. The boy received more than 200 stitches and plastic surgery and was in stable condition Tuesday, according to his mother, Ashley Fellows. TRENDING: Springfield Kroger to close next year “So, my son could have...

12:16 AM Wednesday, Aug. 01, 2018

A 6-year-old Georgia boy is recovering in Dayton Children’s Hospital after being attacked by a dog Monday in Springfield. The boy received more than 200 stitches and plastic surgery and was in stable condition Tuesday, according to his mother, Ashley Fellows. TRENDING: Springfield Kroger to close next year “So, my son could have...
6-year-old boy in Dayton Children’s Hospital after dog bite
 A 6-year-old Georgia boy is recovering in Dayton Children’s Hospital after being bitten in the face by a dog Monday in Springfield. The boy is in stable condition and received more than 200 stitches and plastic surgery. “My son could have lost his eye,” said Ashley Fellows, mother of the dog bite victim. “He had a...

5:18 PM Tuesday, Jul. 31, 2018

A 6-year-old Georgia boy is recovering in Dayton Children’s Hospital after being bitten in the face by a dog Monday in Springfield. The boy is in stable condition and received more than 200 stitches and plastic surgery. “My son could have lost his eye,” said Ashley Fellows, mother of the dog bite victim. “He had a...
Police need help identifying masked men a Springfield man accuses of stabbing him
 A Springfield man is still in the hospital after being stabbed, he told police, by three masked men early Monday morning. The unidentified man, 50, told police he was walking behind a local bar, in an alley near Middle Street, when he was approached by three men. RELATED : NEW: Springfield man taken by CareFlight was stabbed by masked &hellip...

11:19 PM Monday, Jul. 30, 2018

A Springfield man is still in the hospital after being stabbed, he told police, by three masked men early Monday morning. The unidentified man, 50, told police he was walking behind a local bar, in an alley near Middle Street, when he was approached by three men. RELATED : NEW: Springfield man taken by CareFlight was stabbed by masked &hellip...
Springfield Police investigating afternoon shooting
 The Springfield Police Division is investigating the city’s third shooting in less than two weeks after a man was found shot multiple times Thursday. The man was taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center and his condition was unknown late Thursday. Two other shootings since Saturday, July 15, were fatal. On Thursday, an unidentified...

10:12 PM Thursday, Jul. 26, 2018

The Springfield Police Division is investigating the city’s third shooting in less than two weeks after a man was found shot multiple times Thursday. The man was taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center and his condition was unknown late Thursday. Two other shootings since Saturday, July 15, were fatal. On Thursday, an unidentified...
Champaign County teen who killed surrogate mom asks for help at sentencing
 A Champaign County teen who claimed another personality killed his father’s longtime, live-in girlfriend was sentenced to at least 28 years in prison  on Tuesday. Donovan Nicholas, 16, was sentenced to three years for a gun specification, but received a sentence of 25 years to life for the slaying. He will not be eligible for parole...

10:00 AM Wednesday, Jul. 25, 2018

A Champaign County teen who claimed another personality killed his father’s longtime, live-in girlfriend was sentenced to at least 28 years in prison on Tuesday. Donovan Nicholas, 16, was sentenced to three years for a gun specification, but received a sentence of 25 years to life for the slaying. He will not be eligible for parole...
Springfield family wants justice in fatal shootings
 The mother of a 22-year-old Springfield man killed in a fatal shooting last week wants justice for her son. “My heart is heavy …you know they took my baby from me,” Susan Cameron-Johnson said this week. Gary Lynn Cameron, 22, was shot and killed on Russell Street in Springfield early Friday, July 20. Springfield Police...

12:39 AM Wednesday, Jul. 25, 2018

The mother of a 22-year-old Springfield man killed in a fatal shooting last week wants justice for her son. “My heart is heavy …you know they took my baby from me,” Susan Cameron-Johnson said this week. Gary Lynn Cameron, 22, was shot and killed on Russell Street in Springfield early Friday, July 20. Springfield Police...