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John Rosman


John Rosman is a digital producer at Oregon Public Broadcasting. He creates multimedia content for the news department and Think Out Loud. Previously, he worked as the digital editor at KPBS in San Diego and the social media editor for Fronteras Desk.

By way of metro Detroit, John is a graduate of the University of Oregon's School of Journalism. He's worked as an editor in television and film. But he found his passion for public radio during a long winter in a lonely hotdog stand.

His reporting has aired on Marketplace and The World and been published online at PBS NewsHour and Univision.

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Recent Articles

Politics | News | Gov. Kitzhaber Resigns In Wake Of Ethics Scandal

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber's Legacy

OPB | Feb. 13, 2015 noon

In light of the governor's resignation, we sat down with political analyst Jim Moore to discuss the legacy and work left in four major political areas, healthcare, environment, education and business.

Think Out Loud

At Home With Polyamory

OPB | Feb. 4, 2015 12:15 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The second installment of our "At Home" series features two polyamorous couples living in Rock Creek.

NW Life | At Home: Conversations Inside Homes Across Oregon

At Home With Polyamory

OPB | Jan. 30, 2015 12:15 p.m.

In the second installment of Think Out Loud's "At Home" series, two polyamorous couples living together in Rock Creek talk about why they've chosen this lifestyle.

NW Life | Think Out Loud

Oregon Town Hall: Pot In 2015

OPB | Dec. 12, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We gathered in a bar in Portland to discuss the practical and social implications of legalizing marijuana.

NW Life | Politics | Think Out Loud

Oregon Town Hall: Pot In 2015

OPB | Dec. 12, 2014 noon

THURSDAY: Come to Rontoms bar in SE Portland to discuss the practical and social implications of legalizing marijuana. Come at 7:30 p.m.

Think Out Loud

At Home With Blindness

OPB | Dec. 11, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: Our new series of conversations in homes across Oregon kicks off with Kitt Jordan, a blind man with a singular sense of style.

NW Life | At Home: Conversations Inside Homes Across Oregon

At Home With Blindness

OPB | Dec. 11, 2014 6 a.m.

Think Out Loud's new series At Home kicks off with Kitt Jordan, a man known around North Portland as “The Sheriff.”

NW Life | News | Economy | Politics | Cannabis Country: SW Oregon's Pot Economy

Pot Leaves Its Mark On The Applegate Valley Landscape

OPB | Dec. 9, 2014 9:19 a.m.

In another installment of "Cannabis Country," we visit southwest Oregon's Applegate Valley during the last marijuana harvest before legalization. We explore communities that have deep economic and cultural ties to marijuana.

Politics | News | Cannabis Country: SW Oregon's Pot Economy

Now That Pot’s Legal, Should Oregon End Medical Marijuana?

OPB | Nov. 5, 2014 8:45 p.m.

With the ushering in of legal recreational pot, what should happen to Oregon’s sprawling medical marijuana program, which has supplied Oregonians with pot for more than a decade?

Politics | News | Cannabis Country: SW Oregon's Pot Economy

Pot Legalization Measure Divides Marijuana Producers In Southwest Oregon

OPB | Oct. 30, 2014 6 a.m.

In the rural southwest Oregon communities where marijuana has been cultivated for 30 years, pot producers are divided by the state's recreational marijuana measure.

Politics | News

Three Takeaways From Kitzhaber, Richardson Debate

OPB | Oct. 10, 2014 6 a.m. | Portland

Democratic incumbent Gov. John Kitzhaber and Republican challenger Dennis Richardson debated on issues ranging from health care to racial equity Friday.

News | Arts

At The Heart Of Washington D.C.'s Newest National Monument Is Oregon Glass

OPB | Oct. 3, 2014 6 a.m.

On Sunday, the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial will be dedicated — with the president on hand. The monument features an installation of glass walls made in Oregon.

News | local | Economy | Oregon's Working Poor

Living On The Line: The Benefits Cliff

OPB | Sept. 19, 2014 midnight

As people living in poverty find jobs and begin to earn a wage, they face another challenge: the benefits cliff.

NW Life | News | Parents | Economy | Family | Oregon's Working Poor

An Endless Search For Housing For Oregon's Working Poor

OPB | Sept. 18, 2014 midnight

In Central Oregon the rental market is especially challenging for low-income workers.

Parents | Economy | NW Life | local | News | Agriculture | Oregon's Working Poor

Living On The Line In Oregon's Poorest County

OPB | Sept. 17, 2014 midnight

In newly released Census figures, Oregon's poverty rate is more than 15 percent, the highest on the West Coast. Many of those people are working, but still struggling.

NW Life | Economy

Living On The Line: Stories Of Oregon's Working Poor

OPB | Sept. 17, 2014 midnight

Oregonians share their stories about being working poor, people who are employed but still struggling come the end of the month.

local | News | Environment

Portland's Willamette, Once Heavily Polluted, Now Home To A Swim Team

OPB | Aug. 28, 2014 5:30 p.m. | Portland

A group called the River Huggers has been swimming the Willamette three times a week, and they say the water is cleaner than you think.

NW Life | Think Out Loud

Remembering Oregon's Lost Summer Hangouts

OPB | Aug. 14, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll hear stories about Oregonians' favorite summertime hangout spots from the past.

Oregon's Lost Summer Hangouts

The Enduring Life Of Salem's Bob's Hamburgers

OPB | Aug. 13, 2014 6 a.m.

Bob's Hamburgers, a regional fast-food chain, has gained a cult following since it closed in 2001. Now its fans are slowly bringing it back to life.

Oregon's Lost Summer Hangouts

Seaside's Bungalow Dance Hall

OPB | Aug. 13, 2014 6 a.m.

Mary Cornell remembers The Bungalow Dance Hall in Seaside — a place she and her sister visited every weekend night in the summer. It hosted some of the biggest names from the big band era.