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.

She likes to play with and blog about her two young children in and around Portland where she and her husband make their home.

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Multnomah County DA Mike Schmidt on approach to protests, police

Multnomah County DA Mike Schmidt isn’t pursuing charges against most of the protesters Portland police have arrested, but police continue to make arrests. The police union and others have vociferously objected to his failure to prosecute, especially in cases involving rioting without accompanying charges related to property damage or violence.

General practice doctor Pamela Wible has run her own clinic in Eugene for more than 13 years. One of her main missions is raising awareness of the prevalence of physician suicide.

Coronavirus pandemic strains medical workers, increasing already high risk of suicide

Rates of suicide for physicians are among the highest for any profession. And the strain of the coronavirus pandemic is making already strenuous working conditions nearly impossible to bear for some and impossible for others. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-TALK (8255), or you can text the word “home” to 741-741.

‘Evolve’ aims to bridge racial divides, now more than ever

“Evolve” is the latest production by the Red Door Project, a nonprofit theater group whose aim is “to change racial ecology through the arts.” That mission has special resonance as the months of protests for racial justice continue. The project’s past shows featuring monologues based on the experiences of police officers and Black community members became a new show called “Evolve,” which is now being adapted for the pandemic.

The University of Oregon's business school on Dec. 1, 2019.

Oregon colleges and universities going mostly online for fall 2020 term

Many Oregon colleges and universities have released their plans to hold remote and online classes for the lion’s share of their instruction. The University of Oregon and Southern Oregon University say they’ve worked hard to help instructors make their distance learning instruction as engaging and effective as possible.