Senior Producer, Think Out Loud
Allison Frost is the senior producer and occasional host of Think Out Loud on OPB Radio. 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, tutored English and sold books. She holds a B.A. in Speech Communication from California State University-Fresno and a Master of Science degree 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's Buckman neighborhood where she and her husband make their home.
Communities | Energy | Environment | NewsOPB | July 30, 2015 1 p.m. | Portland
OPB spoke with Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, who also serves as the city’s police commissioner, about who has jurisdiction over the protesters and whether they have his support.
A recent report by the state's health agency shows that Oregon's rate of hepatitis C is 50 percent higher than the national average. We talk to a public health worker about why it matters and what can be done about it.
A coalition of climate change activists and Greenpeace are keeping Shell's Icebreaker ship from proceeding to the Arctic.
local | Economy | Environment | NewsOPB | July 24, 2015 4:30 p.m. | Portland
We're in Vancouver to explore the proposed Tesoro-Savage oil terminal and the impact of oil trains.
Health | local | News | Think Out LoudOPB | July 20, 2015 12:45 p.m. | Portland
The Oregon Legislature passed a bill regulating a number of toxic chemicals used in the manufacturing of children's products.
A new study out published in a national health care journal indicates that a large number of patients suffering from chronic pain try alternative care but don't talk to their doctors about it.
Salam Noor brings varied experience in the education field to this new job as deputy superintendent of Public Instruction.
We talk to two capitol reporters about the highlights and lowlights of the 2015 legislative session, which ended at 6:04 p.m. Monday.
A new report into the economic consequences of deepening the Columbia River to from 40 to 43 feet indicates a strong return on investment.
An ad hoc coalition of more than 20 community organizations has been meeting with Portland's Planning and Sustainability Commission for policies to discourage displacement in gentrifying neighborhoods.
A new study out today suggests that some commonly found chemicals could become carcinogenic in the human body even in low doses if combined.