Music Director, opbmusic
Jerad Walker is the Music Director at opbmusic and a journalist whose stories have appeared on NPR Music and NPR's Morning Edition. He moved to Portland, OR from Washington, DC, where he worked on both music production and programming at NPR affiliate WAMU. There, he also contributed to the news broadcast as a features reporter. Jerad received an MBA from American University and an undergraduate degree in International Affairs from the University of Georgia. He was born and raised in Waycross, Georgia.
Listen to the Portland band's contribution to a new anti-Islamophobia compilation.
Entertainment | Music | local | NW Life | Artsopbmusic | Aug. 6, 2017 7:49 a.m. | Happy Valley, Oregon
The temperatures may have dipped ever so slightly Saturday, but the fire that is the Pickathon lineup didn't let up. See photos and reviews from Saturday's shows.
Pickathon artists and fans took on the Northwest heatwave with a jam-packed day of shows. See photos and reviews of Deer Tick, Charles Bradley, Big Thief, the Last Artful, Dodgr and more.
Two years ago, Josh Ostrander was working two landscaping jobs and contemplating giving up on music. Now, he's releasing his major label solo debut.
Watch the Portland electro-pop outfit's trippy new video.
Hear the first single from the Portland folk rock duo's sophomore release.
Portland's favorite sound guy plays from his new solo record and chats with opbmusic's Matthew Casebeer about his evolution as a songwriter.