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John Rosman


John Rosman is the enterprise digital producer at Oregon Public Broadcasting. He works on long-term projects and produces multimedia.

Previously, John worked as the digital editor for NPR affiliate KPBS in San Diego and the social media editor for Fronteras Desk. His reporting has aired on American Public Media's Marketplace and PRI's The World and been published online at PBS NewsHour and Univision.

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. He makes movies in his free time.

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Recent Articles

Environment | Politics

Video: This Is What Trump's EPA Looks Like So Far

EarthFix | Jan. 30, 2017 6:15 p.m.

Since taking office, President Donald Trump's administration has done a lot to shake things up at the Environmental Protection Agency. Here's what's in play so far.

local | Nation | News | NW Life | Politics

Thousands Pack Portland Streets For Women's March

OPB | Jan. 21, 2017 11:14 a.m. | Portland

Thousands of people flooded the city's waterfront in one of the largest public demonstrations in Portland history.

local | NW Life | News | Politics

3 Things To Watch As Protests Continue In Portland

OPB | Jan. 20, 2017 7:23 p.m. | Portland

Thousands of protesters marched through downtown Portland on Friday night. On Saturday, the city prepares for thousands more. 

local | NW Life | News | History | Oregon History

The Unlikely Bond Between An Oregon Town And The Man Who Bombed It

OPB | Dec. 7, 2016 8 a.m. | Brookings, Oregon

In 1962 the junior chamber of commerce in Brookings invited a Japanese fighter pilot to be an honored guest in the town's Azalea Festival. The pilot had tried to destroy the town 20 years earlier. 

local | Nation | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

3 Takeaways From The Oregon Refuge Occupiers' Acquittal

OPB | Oct. 28, 2016 5 a.m. | Portland

The acquittal of seven occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge left supporters outside the federal courthouse in Portland elated. But many people are asking: What's next?

News | Think Out Loud

Office of Emergency Management | Infrastructure Resiliency | Psychology of Earthquake Preparedness

OPB | Oct. 20, 2016 noon

Why don't we prepare for earthquakes, even though we know they are coming? And just what might happen along the Oregon coast when the massive earthquake and tsunami hit?

local | NW Life | News | Water | Energy | Unprepared: Will We Be Ready For The Megaquake In Oregon?

How To Prepare Water For The Cascadia Quake

OPB | Sept. 1, 2016 6 a.m. | Portland

Individuals could be on their own for two weeks after the Cascadia Subduction Zone quake. Make sure you're prepared by having enough water ready. 

local | NW Life | Sports | History | Recreation | Oregon History

Oregon's 1st Gold Medalist Led An Extraordinary Life

OPB | Aug. 15, 2016 6 a.m. | Portland

Alfred Carlton Gilbert, Oregon's first gold medalist, was an incredible athlete but he also a magician, inventor and successful businessman. 

Election | local | Nation | News | Politics | Election 2016

Why Do Conventions Matter?

OPB | July 23, 2016 4:13 p.m.

The Democratic and Republican national conventions are the single biggest spectacles in American politics. But if we already know who the party nominees will be, why do we have conventions?

Election | Politics | News | Election 2016

Why The Presidential Primary Poll Was Off

OPB | May 18, 2016 1:05 p.m.

Last week, a poll commissioned by OPB and Fox 12 suggested very different results in the Oregon presidential primary than what actually happened. What went wrong?

Election | local | NW Life | News | Politics | Election 2016

Video: The Kitzhaber Effect - His Resignation's Impact On Elections

OPB | May 16, 2016 2:15 p.m.

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber resigned over a year ago. That decision is impacting this week's election in interesting ways. This video explains how.

Business | World | Environment | Communities | Nation | News | Technology | The Circuit: Tracking America's Electronic Waste

Explainer: The World’s Fastest Growing Source Of Toxic Waste

OPB/EarthFix | May 9, 2016 12:15 a.m.

Every year the world produces 1.4 billion new phones. The old ones join old TVs computers and other electronics in the fastest growing waste stream on the planet.

World | News | local | Environment | Nation | Sustainability | Technology

The Circuit: Tracking America's Electronic Waste

OPB | May 5, 2016 10:40 a.m.

Our international undercover investigation reveals what really happens to America's discarded TVs, phones and computers.

local | NW Life | Music | Arts | 'Jazz Town': Portland's Golden Jazz Age

See Newly Discovered Photos Of Jazz Legends Playing In Portland

OPB | April 11, 2016 7 a.m.

See previously unknown photos of Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong and more performing during the prime of  Portland's Jazz Town.

Music | Food | History | 'Jazz Town': Portland's Golden Jazz Age

Swingin' Albina: An Oral History Of Portland’s Once Great Jazz Neighborhood

OPB | April 5, 2016 3:39 p.m.

Not so long ago, a small segregated neighborhood in Portland was home to one of the more fascinating and vibrant jazz scenes in the United States.

local | NW Life | News

Happy Birthday Oregon: Learn 18 Facts In 59 Seconds

OPB | Feb. 14, 2016 6 a.m. | Portland

Celebrate Oregon's birthday by learning 18 facts about the state in 59 seconds.

local | NW Life | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

After Holdout, David Fry Surrenders

OPB | Feb. 11, 2016 9:59 a.m.

The four militants occupying the Malheur refuge surrendered to authorities Thursday morning. David Fry turned himself in after a dramatic standoff.

NW Life | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Occupation Ends

OPB | Feb. 11, 2016 8 a.m. | Burns, Oregon

After 41 days, the four remaining militants at the refuge surrendered to federal authorities.

local | NW Life | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Live Updates: Oregon Occupation Ends Peacefully

OPB | Feb. 11, 2016 5 a.m.

David Fry was the last occupant to surrender, speaking with negotiators for over an hour about his viewpoints of the occupation, religion, America as a whole and more.

Environment | NW Life | Forestry | local | Discovering Valhalla: Oregon's Hidden Gorge

What You Should Know Before Entering Valhalla

OPB | Feb. 8, 2016 9:15 a.m.

Before you go off to explore Valhalla, with a half-full water bottle and a handful trail mix, keep this in mind: This amazing destination is very dangerous.