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Jason Sauls


Jason Sauls came to OPB in 1997 after working as a news producer and music host at Jefferson Public Radio in Ashland and KTMT in Medford. After almost 10 years as an evening announcer and local host for Weekend Edition, he is now OPB’s midday announcer/newscaster and producer/editor for a variety of programs including The City Club of Portland and Back Fence PDX.

Originally from California, he graduated from Southern Oregon University in 1995 with a degree in Communications/Broadcasting. Outside of radio, his interests include minor to major obsessions with music, hockey, youth soccer, swimming, creative writing, discovering great eateries and coffee shops, and spending time with his two sons. After calling Ashland, Corvallis, and Sherwood home he now resides in SW Portland.

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Recent Articles

Books | local

Portland Tattoo Artist Publishes Children’s Book

OPB | July 31, 2013 midnight

With the publication of Mommy’s New Tattoo, Portland artist Levi Greenacres has merged his background in art and writing with his work as a tattoo artist.

Music

Jukebox Memoirs: White Christmas

OPB | Dec. 21, 2011 4 p.m.

An 84-year-old grandmother shares memories of her favorite songs, including a holiday classic, and explains the type of singing that has always appealed to her most.

Music

Jukebox Memoirs: The Wizard of Oz

OPB | Oct. 27, 2011 5 p.m.

Irish Heather Collins talks about her twin sister and their childhood love and fear of the music from the classic movie The Wizard of Oz.

Music

A Musical Memory of 9/11

OPB | Sept. 8, 2011 6 p.m.

Tyler James Portnoy of Portland reflects on how the music and lyrics of Tracy Chapman's song "Rape of the World" still triggers his childhood memories of September 11th.