Reporter and Producer
Amelia Templeton is a multimedia reporter and producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting, covering city hall, justice and local news.
She was previously a reporter for EarthFix, an award-winning public media project covering the environment in the Northwest. She coproduced the Oregon Field Guide and online special "Glacier Caves: Mt. Hood’s Secret World."
Amelia has been producing radio since 2004, when she contributed to a student radio podcast of stories from the war in Iraq. Amelia has also worked as a freelance journalist for NPR, Ameican Public Media's Marketplace, and CBS News. From 2007 to 2009 she was a Refugee Policy Analyst with Human Rights First in Washington, D.C.
She has a degree in history from Swarthmore College.
Amelia enjoys hiking, exploring the Northwest, and raising chickens in her backyard.
Dozens of children and teens gathered at the Art Institute of Portland this weekend to learn about animation and special effects from an artists who works on Grimm and a visual effects expert who worked on Star Wars.
Bailey says he will launch a mayoral campaign in January. He needs to wait until then to retain his commission seat through 2016.
The Portland City council passed a law Wednesday that bars most employers from asking job applicants about any criminal record during the interview process.
Portland's City Council is debating a law Wednesday that would ban employers from asking about a person's criminal history.
Weyerhaeuser and Plum Creek announce plans to merge in early 2016. The new Weyerhaeuser will own more than 3 million acres of timberland in Oregon and Washington and 13 million acres worldwide.
Portland's winter shelter for families has opened, and staff say they are seeing many families displaced by no-fault evictions.
The new housing funding does come with strings attached. It can only be spent on projects within the boundaries of Portland's urban renewal areas.
The Portland City Council has enough votes to pass a proposal that would increase funding for affordable housing in the city's urban renewal areas.
Wednesday's hearing suggests Portland police officers are using their fists, batons, Tasers and guns significantly less than they did five years ago.
Portland police officers are using their fists, batons, Tasers and guns significantly less than they did five years ago.
The Portland City Council voted Wednesday to require landlords to give tenants more notice before rent increases and evictions.
Portland's previous three mayors, Vera Katz, Tom Potter, and Sam Adams announced today they are endorsing Ted Wheeler in the upcoming mayoral election.
OPB is launching the #14Gallons challenge. All this month, we’re asking Oregonians to start getting their disaster kits together.
Kim Saltmarsh Dietz reportedly ran toward the gunman to warn others.