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Producer, Think Out Loud

Julie Sabatier

Julie Sabatier is a producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting's daily talk show, Think Out Loud.

Julie joined the Think Out Loud team in 2008. She is the creator and host of the public radio show and podcast Rendered. Previously, 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 and 99% Invisible. 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

Environment | Think Out Loud

Commercial Crab Season Delayed

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

The opening of commercial crabbing season in Oregon, Washington, and California is delayed this year because of a toxin found in crabs at some locations.

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Oregonian Receives Posthumous Presidential Medal Of Freedom

OPB | Nov. 24, 2015 12:45 p.m.

During World War II, lawyer Minoru Yasui challenged the military curfews in place for German nationals, Italian nationals, and anyone with Japanese ancestry.

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Oregon State Auditor Looks Back On 30-Year Career

OPB | Nov. 19, 2015 12:45 p.m.

Gary Blackmer is passionate about his work. He's measured the efficiency and effectiveness of government agencies at the city, county, and state level.

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The History Of The KKK In Oregon

OPB | Nov. 17, 2015 12:30 p.m.

After fliers promoting the Ku Klux Klan have been found around Oregon, we take a look at the history of this hate group in the state.

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Wendell Pierce Talks About Acting, Art, And New Orleans

OPB | Nov. 16, 2015 12:15 p.m.

Wendell Pierce is best known for his role as Detective William "Bunk" Moreland on "The Wire." We spoke to him at Wordstock about his memoir "The Wind in the Reeds."

Entertainment | Music | Think Out Loud

The Life And Music Of Billy Strayhorn

OPB | Nov. 6, 2015 12:45 p.m.

Jazz musician and composer Billy Strayhorn collaborated closely with Duke Ellington and lived openly as a gay man in the 1940s and 1950s.

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Portland Considers New Permanent Rules For Uber, Lyft, And Cabs

OPB | Nov. 4, 2015 12:06 p.m.

The Portland City Council will debate the proposed rules for cabs and ride service companies this week.

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Portland Public Schools Proposes Boundary Changes That Could Affect Thousands Of Students

OPB | Nov. 3, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Parents with kids in Portland Public Schools are reacting to proposals aimed at balancing enrollment and increasing equity across the district.

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Local Races In Oregon & Washington

OPB | Nov. 2, 2015 12:06 p.m.

We take a look at what's on local ballots for the Nov. 3 election.

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Conversations About Guns

OPB | Oct. 29, 2015 12:06 p.m.

We take a look at guns and gun laws in Oregon from a variety of perspectives.

NW Life | News | local | Think Out Loud

News Roundtable: Oct. 23, 2015

OPB | Oct. 23, 2015 12:06 p.m.

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Arts | NW Life | Entertainment | Greetings From The Northwest: Wordstock

39 Children's Books Celebrating Diversity

OPB | Oct. 20, 2015 3:40 p.m.

"Think Out Loud" listeners chimed in to recommend their favorite children's books that reflect cultural diversity.

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Campaign Seeks Culturally Diverse Children's Books

OPB | Oct. 20, 2015 12:15 p.m.

The Children's Book Bank has launched A Story Like Mine, a campaign that aims to make more culturally diverse children's books available to kids.

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Talking Business

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

Erik Siemers, managing editor of the Portland Business Journal, joins us for our regular business news update.

News | local | Think Out Loud

Conflicting Coverage Of Kitzhaber Ethics Scandal

OPB | Oct. 16, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Oregon newspapers disagree on some key details of the story — including whether or not anyone sought to destroy the former governor's emails.

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What Holds Us Back From Being Prepared For A Disaster?

OPB | Oct. 14, 2015 12:30 p.m.

We know a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake isn't a matter of "if," but "when." So, why do we put off preparing for it?

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What Is The Future Of Coastal Communities After A Megaquake?

OPB | Oct. 13, 2015 12:35 p.m.

A look at what water infrastructure can tell us about the survival of coastal communities after what could be the largest natural disaster in American history.

News | local | Think Out Loud

Roseburg: One Week Later

OPB | Oct. 9, 2015 12:06 p.m.

A week after the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College, the president is meeting with victims' families and the community is still reeling.

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News Roundtable: Oct. 9, 2015

OPB | Oct. 9, 2015 12:30 p.m.

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.


Roseburg Begins The Healing Process

OPB | Oct. 6, 2015 2:19 p.m.

Residents of the southern Oregon town are starting to pick up the pieces and offer support to those affected by the mass shooting there last week.