Senior Producer, Think Out Loud
Allison Frost is the senior producer and occasional host of Oregon Public Broadcasting's daily talk show, Think Out Loud.
She's worn a variety of hats at OPB, including announcer, web producer, host, managing editor and senior producer. Before OPB, she led a local community radio station in Fresno, California, tutored English and sold books.
Allison holds a degree in speech communication from California State University, Fresno, and a masters in journalism and communication from the University of Oregon.
She likes to play with and blog about her two young children in and around Portland where she and her husband make their home.
Nation | local | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Aug. 24, 2016 noon
We'll hear about a new study trying to get get to the bottom of "true altruism," a new exhibit in Portland about pidgin English and a University of Oregon project using the state's public record law.
local | News | Election 2016OPB | Aug. 5, 2016 6:30 p.m.
What do you do with 57 fiberglass donkey sculptures left over from the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia? (That’s not a joke setup.)
While covering the Democratic National Convention, OPB's Jeff Mapes and Allison Frost encountered a doughnut that rivals all others.
We find out more about a San Antonio homeless shelter that some say should be replicated in Portland, hear from Oregon's No. 1 instagrammer and find out about a new way to experience opera.
Hillary Clinton took the stage for one of the most important speeches of her career on Thursday, accepting the Democratic nomination for president.
Allison Frost of OPB's Think Out Loud headed to Philadelphia's famous Reading Terminal Market to talk with locals about the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
We talk to an Oregon delegate who supported Bernie Sanders and a Spanish reporter at the DNC. Director Ginger Dayle joins us to discuss her controversial play set in Roseburg.
Bill Clinton made his pitch for his wife, Hillary Clinton, to the Democratic National Convention Tuesday after the party officially nominated her Tuesday.
Reactions to Clinton Nomination | Ron Wyden At The DNC | Philadelphia Uber Driver | Salmon ReintroductionOPB | July 27, 2016 noon
We hear from U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) from the Democratic National Convention and talk to an Uber driver in Philadelphia. We'll also discuss an effort to reintroduce salmon to the upper Malheur River.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown joins us from the Democratic Convention; we learn about the science of testing cannabis products; and we check in on some of the latest business news.
On the first special episode of OPB Politics Now from the DNC, OPB Senior Political Reporter Jeff Mapes and Think Out Loud Host Dave Miller preview the first day of the convention in Philadelphia.
local | Politics | News | Think Out LoudOPB | July 14, 2016 noon
A Supreme Court expert explains Justice Ginsberg's controversial comments. Then we turn to community policing in Portland, and learn about the significance of a first-of-its kind mixing tower on the Deschutes river.
local | Politics | News | Think Out LoudOPB | July 12, 2016 noon
We get a preview of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, and we learn about a Harvard study exploring African-Americans' relationships with their health care providers. We also talk to a local African American mother about the anxiety of raising a black son.
local | NW Life | News | Think Out LoudOPB | July 7, 2016 noon
A group of young Klamath Falls residents want to make their community more attractive to their generation. Then we discuss the challenges that face women firefighters. Last, we'll take up the shortages in Oregon's foster care system.
We're broadcasting live from KLCC in Eugene and welcoming TrackTown USA president Vin Lananna and longtime Eugene mayor Kitty Piercy. We also sit down with Kathleen Saadat, who just retired as the chair of the Portland police oversight board.