Boot Camp Presenters
former host & producer, KPFA Morning Show
Aimee Allison is the former host of the popular Bay Area daily program the KPFA Morning Show. In 2009, she founded the innovative local media project OaklandSeen. In addition, Aimee hosted Comcast Newsmakers on CNN Headline News regional broadcasts. Her talk show covered a wide range of issues – from the economy at home to conflict abroad, and she features unlikely heroes bringing new ideas and connections to solve our problems. Recently, Aimee has hosted national live specials for Pacifica Radio, Link TV, and Clear Channel’s Green 960 on a variety of topics, including: Winter Soldier – Iraq War veterans testimony, the Democratic and Republican National Conventions, “Obama Goes to Africa,” “Greasy Rider – Used Vegetables as Fuel,” and “Black Power in the Age of Obama.” Her diverse experiences and multicultural background, from soldier to community activist to corporate manager make her wide-ranging discussions engaging to a wide variety of people. She worked as the media manager at Green for All in Oakland, CA. In 2010, she was awarded the Women’s Media Center Progressive Women’s Voices Fellowship. She is the co-author of “Army of None” and has held workshops in over forty communities in the US. She holds a BA and MA from Stanford University.