Producer, Think Out Loud
Dave Blanchard is a producer for Think Out Loud. He came to OPB by way of Seattle's NPR affiliate, KUOW, where he worked for a number of shows including Weekday, The Conversation, and Speakers' Forum. Dave graduated from Whitman College in Walla, Walla with a Bachelors in philosophy in 2009.
FRIDAY: "Sometimes a Great Notion?" "Fight Club?" "Wild?"
THURSDAY: University of Oregon trustee Ginevra Ralph has asked whether the "overt sexuality" of cheerleading routines contributes to a "rape culture" on campus.
FRIDAY: Certain tribes will be able to prosecute non-native domestic abusers if they attack members of a tribe on Indian land.
MONDAY: We'll hear from our EarthFix reporters about the latest efforts to transport oil and gas through the Pacific Northwest, putting a price on carbon, suction dredging, and new orca research.
FRIDAY: Chief Joseph — along with Abigail Scott Duniway — may replace the statues of Jason Lee and John McLoughlin in D.C.
THURSDAY: Duniway — along with Chief Joseph — may replace the statues of Jason Lee and John McLoughlin in D.C.
WEDNESDAY: The camp, run by the McMinnville Cooperative Ministries, has until March 31 to disband.
TUESDAY: A 29-year-old man was shot and killed in Portland yesterday. It's the latest shooting in a season that has already seen an unusually high number of violent incidents.
THURSDAY: Oregon Sen. Steiner Hayward's bill would prevent parents from sending their kids to school with vaccine exemptions for non-medical reasons.
MONDAY: Governor John Kitzhaber will resign on Wednesday morning, and Secretary of State Kate Brown will replace him. What happens next?