Producer, Think Out Loud
Julie Sabatier is a producer for OPB’s Think Out Loud. She is also the creator and host of the public radio show Destination DIY, which airs on OPB. Before joining the Think Out Loud team, 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 in 2003 with a Bachelor’s degree in English. She grew up in Baltimore, Maryland.
THURSDAY: Boise's Treefort Music Fest, now in its fourth year, kicked off this week.
A bill that would temporarily prohibit standardized test results from being used to evaluate schools passed the Oregon House last week and now moves to the Senate.
In the latest installment of Think Out Loud's "At Home" series, Lead Watershed Ranger Dan Weidinger and his wife Sacha Snyder talk about living inside the 147-square mile Bull Run Watershed.
WEDNESDAY: Portland Mayor Charlie Hales is hoping to pass a proposal this week that would change the city's approach to several urban renewal areas.
MONDAY: Rep. Julie Parrish (R-West Linn) wants to change laws to guard against the kind of scandal that lead to Governor Kitzhaber's resignation.
THURSDAY: A new report from the city economist provides a surprising contradiction to the narrative that Portland is a place for young people to retire.
THURSDAY: Several newspaper are reporting that Governor Kitzhaber decided to resign Wednesday, but changed his mind after talking with his lawyer and his fiancée.
WEDNESDAY: South Korean shipping company Hanjin accounts for a large percentage of business at the Port of Portland, and now the company says it's taking that business elsewhere.