Allison  Frost
Allison  Frost

Allison Frost


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.

Latest Stories

Merritt Paulson to sell Portland Thorns, head coach Rhian Wilkinson to resign

Merritt Paulson, owner of the Portland Thorns and Timbers, has announced that he will sell the women’s soccer team but maintain ownership of the men’s team. One day later, the head coach of the team announced her resignation. We discuss the latest Thorns news, what’s at stake and what comes next.


Homicides in Portland now at all-time high

Portland has seen 93 homicides this year, and the year isn't over yet. Meanwhile, legal challenges to the Oregon ballot measure that voters narrowly approved to tighten gun laws statewide continue. We get details from OPB reporter Jonathan Levinson.

Republican state senators caucus near the water cooler in the Oregon Senate on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Salem, Ore.

Oregon Republicans celebrate wins, focus on future

The so-called “red wave” did not materialize in the 2022 election. Nonetheless, the GOP made some significant gains nationally and in the Northwest. We talk with two strategists about the future of the Oregon Republican party.

How solutions journalism can help spur climate action

It’s no surprise that reading news about the ever-worsening climate crisis can be depressing. But a new study suggests that when journalists frame climate stories differently and focus on solutions, the effect can change dramatically.