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Julie Sabatier


Julie Sabatier is a producer for Think Out Loud. She is also the creator and host of the public radio show and podcast Rendered, which airs on OPB. Julie joined the Think Out Loud team in 2008. Before that, Julie worked as the staff writer for Just Out. She has reported for Willamette Week and her radio work has appeared on The Splendid Table, NPR News and Free Speech Radio News. She also served as podcast producer for Bitch Magazine. Julie graduated from Oberlin College with a bachelor’s degree in English. She grew up in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Recent Articles

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Lloyd Center Gets Makeover, New Boss

OPB | Aug. 31, 2015 12:20 p.m. | Portland

Portland's 55-year-old iconic mall will see massive renovations under the leadership of its new general manager, Bob Dye.

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Composer To Create Music Inspired By Crater Lake

OPB | Aug. 26, 2015 12:30 p.m.

The Britt Music and Arts Festival has commissioned composer Michael Gordon to create a piece of music evoking Oregon's iconic national park.

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What's Next For Education Reform In Oregon?

OPB | Aug. 25, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced Monday that the state's chief education officer, Nancy Golden, is retiring.

Education | local | Think Out Loud

Investigative Reporter Turns Critical Eye To Oregon's For-Profit Colleges

OPB | Aug. 25, 2015 12:25 p.m.

Portland Tribune reporter Peter Korn looks into aggressive recruitment of low-income students and other questionable practices at for-profit colleges.

News | local

Washington's Go-To Guy For Rules On Legal Pot Steps Down

OPB | Aug. 21, 2015 2:24 p.m. | Portland

Randy Simmons is leaving his job at the Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board after spearheading the state's rule-making process for recreational marijuana.

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Washington's Go-To Guy For Rules On Legal Pot Is Stepping Down

OPB | Aug. 21, 2015 12:45 p.m.

Randy Simmons is leaving his job at the Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board after spearheading the state's rule-making process for recreational marijuana.

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MusicfestNW Returns To Waterfront Park

OPB | Aug. 20, 2015 12:45 p.m.

This year, Willamette Week's annual music festival features 22 bands with a mix of local and national acts.

News | Education | local

In Town Of Brothers, A 1-Room Schoolhouse Reopens

OPB | Aug. 19, 2015 10:25 a.m. | Portland

Brothers has fewer than 100 residents and for the first time in a decade, there are enough school-aged children to open a school there.

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Talking Business

OPB | Aug. 18, 2015 12:45 p.m.

Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, joins us for our regular business news update.

NW Life | Education | local | Think Out Loud

Central Oregon School Opening With Five Students

OPB | Aug. 18, 2015 12:30 p.m.

The school in Brothers, Oregon, will reopen after a decade with one teacher and at least five students ranging from kindergarten to fifth grade.

News | local

Lawsuit Alleges Professor Was Fired For Being Pregnant

OPB | Aug. 12, 2015 2:03 p.m.

A former assistant professor at Northwest Christian University says she was fired after she told her supervisor she was pregnant out of wedlock.

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Lawsuit Filed By Pregnant Professor Against Christian University

OPB | Aug. 12, 2015 12:06 p.m.

A former assistant professor at Northwest Christian University says she was fired after she told her supervisor she was pregnant out of wedlock.

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Brandon Mayfield Recalls His Wrongful Arrest In A New Book

OPB | Aug. 11, 2015 12:20 p.m.

Portland lawyer Brandon Mayfield was wrongfully arrested in 2004 for involvement in the Madrid, Spain, train bombings. Now he says his story serves as a cautionary tale about the erosion of civil liberties.

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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway To Buy Portland-Based Precision Castparts

OPB | Aug. 10, 2015 12:06 p.m.

In its biggest acquisition to date, Berkshire Hathaway is buying Portland-based Precision Castparts for $37.2 billion.

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To Water Or Not To Water?

OPB | Aug. 5, 2015 12:40 p.m.

Do you water your lawn in the dry summer months? Do your neighbors?

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Warm Springs Youth Council Attends White House Gathering

OPB | Aug. 5, 2015 12:25 p.m.

The newly formed Warms Springs Youth Council brought back lessons and inspiration from their trip to Washington, D.C. this summer.

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Recruiting Workers For The Marijuana Industry

OPB | July 30, 2015 12:35 p.m.

A Northwest company specializes in recruiting qualified people for all kinds of positions in the emerging marijuana industry — from bookkeepers to flavor scientists.

Business | News | Transportation | local

Portland Report Highlights Differences Between Cabs And Ride Services

OPB | July 27, 2015 2:42 p.m.

In April, Portland started a four-month pilot program deregulating the taxi industry and allowing ride services Uber and Lyft to operate legally for the first time.

News | Transportation | local | Think Out Loud

Portland's For-Hire Transportation Experiment To Wrap Up Next Month

OPB | July 27, 2015 12:20 p.m. | Portland

In April, Portland started a four-month pilot program deregulating the taxi industry and allowing ride services Uber and Lyft to operate legally for the first time.

Politics | News | Think Out Loud

Looking Ahead To Possible SCOTUS Nominees

OPB | July 27, 2015 12:40 p.m.

We take a look at the short lists of possible Supreme Court nominees on both sides of the aisle.