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.
The Johnsons are like many households in the state; they know a megaquake is coming, but they are not prepared. Here are four takeaways from a weekend the Johnsons spent living off their emergency supplies.
Uber's service appears to fall short of the city's requirement that transportation app companies provide equitable service to people with disabilities, including those in wheelchairs.
Community can be just as important to emergency planning as food and water supplies.
Ed and Sara Johnson are a Southeast Portland couple who work in the medical field. Though they have talked a bit about disaster preparation, they say they've never had a firm plan in place.
In this third installment of our series "Represented," we look at the impact of data centers in Central Oregon, and a bill to change the taxation structure for the companies that run them.
We revisit our conversation with Lawrence Wright, a Pulitzer Prize-winning staff writer for the New Yorker and author of "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & the Prison of Belief."
local | Food | Think Out LoudOPB | April 1, 2015 12:45 p.m.
We kick off "TOL in the Tub," our new series exploring important issues from hot tubs across the state. It starts in Southeast Portland, with the celebrated chef Miranda Bjornsen.
local | News | Think Out LoudOPB | March 12, 2015 12:06 p.m.
In this second installment of our new series "Represented," we'll examine bills to curb child sex trafficking in the state. We're in the The Dalles, the home of the bills' sponsor, Republican representative John Huffman.
While there are many lessons Oregon can take away from the massive earthquake that struck Japan in 2011, one of the most basic is just how much more energy is released during a 9.0 compared to lesser magnitude earthquakes.
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.