Director of Enterprise Reporting
Eve Epstein is Director of Enterprise Reporting at OPB. She helped create OPB’s daily call-in program Think Out Loud, before moving to her current position managing and editing the station’s local reporters. Eve started her journalism career as a print reporter in West Virginia and Boston, covering religion, education, presidential politics, hurricanes and whatever else blew across her desk. She moved to public radio as news editor for WBUR in Boston, and then became the senior news editor in Los Angeles for public radio's Marketplace. Eve moved to Oregon in 1998. She has a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and a BA from Princeton University, where she majored in Comparative Literature. She was the lead producer for OPB’s Peabody award-winning series Hard Times.
It could come straight out of the "keep Portland weird" playbook — but the creators of this quirky competition live in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Portland Public Schools is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit by Oregon Public Broadcasting over the closing of advisory meetings to the public.
The city of Portland is debating a proposal to raise about $50 million a year for street maintenance and safety upgrades. The city holds a public hearing on the street fee plan Thursday. OPB's Think Out Loud went to City Hall today to hear from supporters and opponents of the street fee.
Democratic Senator Ron Wyden says he's optimistic that the new Republican-led Congress can tackle broad tax changes.
U.S. Senator Ron Wyden spoke today with Think Out Loud's Dave Miller about whether he can pass two major bills during the short lame duck legislative session.
Air | News | Climate change | PoliticsOPB | Nov. 12, 2014 2:56 p.m.
President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping just announced new goals to limit greenhouse gas emissions. The deal has been called "historic." But critics say it will hurt the U.S. economy.
Last week Oregonians said "yes" to legalizing recreational marijuana. But that doesn't mean that your boss will let you smoke pot on a work break or even during your own time away from work.
Open enrollment for the healthcare.gov website begins November 15.
The Multnomah County DA's office says it will dismiss charges for pending cases involving conduct that will become legal July 1, 2015. The DA will also stop prosecuting future charges.
The amount that Oregon pays people filing for new unemployment benefits is going up slightly.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales says he's beginning a campaign to bring Trader Joe's back to a stalled project in Northeast Portland.
High winds at the coast this week destroyed broadcast antennae for the region's classical radio station, KQOC. The station says the equipment on a broadcast tower at Cape Foulweather in Lincoln City, and that the damage caused an outage for listeners there.
From marching bands to a seagull at the beach, OPB is collecting the "Sounds of Summer."
For people with early bed times, this summer sound is not exactly welcome.
Gov. John Kitzhaber issued a drought declaration for Baker, Gilliam and Malheur counties Tuesday.