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.
What can we learn about climate change from space? Also, a new play at Oregon Shakespeare Festival takes up Native American history. And the new director of the Oregon Department of Transportation tells us about the Interstate 5 expansion.
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Filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky's new film explores her son's deafness and much more in her film "Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements."
How do Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers in the Northwest use social media and online tools to find people who are in the country illegally to arrest? And we listen back to our conversation with activist Judith Arcana.
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Portland is considering restricting facial recognition software. Rural Highway 199 is one of the most dangerous in the state. And a new report asked homeless Portlanders how they would like first responders to treat them.
Oregon's public records advocate announced her resignation Monday. Washington state is considering changes to its cannabis system. How is Oregon faring with its electric vehicle goals?
Longtime PCUN director and co-founder Ramon Ramirez just retired. Two dams in Newport are in danger of failing. And a southern Oregon school district is dropping fees for extracurricular activities.
We get opinions and analysis on some of the week's big stories. Chemeketa Community College is printing its own textbooks and saving students big bucks. And we hear about the Oregonian who was denied a passport.
A Portland soup kitchen might be in trouble. A program pays homeless people to pick up trash. Skateboarding can be a tough sport for women.
A Northern California tribe launches a plan to do more prescribed burns. A conference aims to help middle school girls achieve their goals. Also, you could be the new owner of a piece of Rajneeshee history.
A Chinese restaurant in Portland celebrates 75 years. The Vancouver mayor is a proponent of a new Interstate 5 bridge. Also, we learn what it takes to teach high school students about the Holocaust and genocide
PSU's Homelessness Research & Action Collaborative has released a new report. The federal government wants to loosen apprenticeship program regulations. How will legal sports gambling work in Oregon?
The oldest living species in the Northwest is at the Oregon Zoo. Portland's mayor and police chief weigh in on the latest high profile protests. And ranchers fear fluctuations in beef prices due to tariffs.