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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 was also the creator and host of the public radio show and podcast Rendered until the show retired in 2015.  Julie previously worked as the staff writer for Just Out, reported for Willamette Week, served as podcast producer for Bitch Magazine, and produced stories for The Splendid Table, NPR and 99% Invisible.

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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News Roundtable | Ralph Nader | Retro Video Games

OPB | Oct. 21, 2016 noon

Our news roundtable will take up some of the biggest stories of the week. We'll also hear from former presidential candidate Ralph Nader and two of the people behind the annual Portland Retro Gaming Expo.

News | local | NW Life | Think Out Loud

$500M For UO | Wildfires And Climate Change | American Dream: Naturalized Citizen | Measure 97

OPB | Oct. 18, 2016 noon

Phil and Penny Knight donate $500 million to the University of Oregon. Climate change is directly tied to wildfires in the West. A naturalized citizen tells us about the American Dream. And we dive deep into Measure 97.

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

OPB Politics Now: Live Event Special Digs Into Oregon And Washington Races

OPB | Oct. 17, 2016 1 p.m.

In this special episode of "OPB Politics Now," we dig into presidential politics, new polling on Oregon races and some fascinating ballot measures in Washington.

News | Nation | Think Out Loud

News Roundtable | Women In Prison | Lung Cancer And Depression

OPB | Oct. 14, 2016 noon

We discuss some of the biggest stories of the week. Then, we hear about overcrowding at Oregon's only women's prison, and we hear about how depression affects the mortality rate of lung cancer patients.

Think Out Loud

PDX Police Contract Protests | American Dream: Working Mom | Haiti Update | Drug Crimes Prosecution

OPB | Oct. 13, 2016 noon

Protests about the city council vote on the new Portland Police contract resulted in 10 arrests. Also, we get an update on humanitarian efforts in Haiti, hear the latest in our American Dream series, and learn about a possible change in how to prosecute drug crimes.

News | Education | Science | Health | local | NW Life

Beaverton 8th-Grader's Project Wows At Google Science Fair

OPB | Oct. 10, 2016 2:27 p.m. | Portland

Anushka Naiknaware won the LEGO Education Builder Award in the 2016 Google Science Fair with her "smart wound care" project. She is this year's youngest winner.

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Google Science Fair Winner | Comedian Bri Pruett | Japan Loves Portland

OPB | Oct. 10, 2016 noon

We hear from an Oregonian who is this year's youngest Google Science Fair winner and a Portland comedian whose solo show draws on her dating life. And we explore Japan's love for all things Portland.

News | Politics | NW Life | Election | Election 2016

'OPB Politics Now': Gubernatorial Debate In Eugene

OPB | Oct. 7, 2016 1:45 p.m.

OPB's Dave Miller and Jeff Mapes discuss Thursday night's debate in Eugene between three candidates for Oregon governor.

Think Out Loud

SCOTUS Term | American Dream: Tribal Member | Affordable Housing Bond Measure

OPB | Oct. 5, 2016 noon

We continue our exploration of the American Dream with a PSU professor who's also a tribal member. And we'll look into the costs and benefits of Portland's affordable housing measure on the November ballot.

News | Politics | Nation | Election 2016

OPB Politics Now: Special Episode On Domestic Violence Comments

OPB | Oct. 3, 2016 11:02 a.m.

On this special Monday edition of the podcast, host Geoff Norcross is joined by OPB News Director Anna Griffin and Senior Political Reporter Jeff Mapes to talk about some controversial comments on domestic violence that came up in Friday's gubernatorial debate at the City Club of Portland.

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'The Names Of The Stars' | UCC President

OPB | Oct. 3, 2016 noon

Author Pete Fromm talks about his latest memoir, "The Names of the Stars." And the new president of Umpqua Community College joins us after Roseburg marked the one-year anniversary of the largest mass school shooting in Oregon history.

News | Politics | Election | Election 2016

OPB Politics Now: M97 Ads And Why Trump's Only Oregon Staffer Left The State

OPB | Sept. 29, 2016 3 p.m.

The podcast will discuss why Donald Trump's lone paid staffer in Oregon is leaving for Michigan and what that says about where the presidential race stands here.

News | Nation | Think Out Loud

Eudaly-Novick Debate | Law Enforcement and Homelessness In Eugene

OPB | Sept. 29, 2016 noon

We hear from the candidates running for Portland City Commissioner position 4. Then we hear about the law enforcement response to homelessness in Eugene.

News | Think Out Loud

Susan Faludi On Gender, Jewish Identity, And Her Trans Father

OPB | Sept. 28, 2016 noon

Journalist and author Susan Faludi's new book, "In The Darkroom," chronicles her reunion with her estranged father, who transitioned from male to female at age 76.

News | local | Politics | Election | Election 2016

OPB Politics Now: In-Depth Look At Bud Pierce, Plus Merkley Grills Stumpf

OPB | Sept. 23, 2016 9:01 a.m. | Portland

We talk about Oregon Republican candidate for governor Bud Pierce — what he’s like as a person, as a first-time politician, and why he says he’s no longer supporting Donald Trump.

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News Roundtable | Report On Women In Oregon | American Dream: Portland Retiree

OPB | Sept. 23, 2016 noon

Our news roundtable takes up some of the biggest stories of the week. Also, we continue our American Dream series, and we hear about a new report about the state of women in Oregon.

News | Think Out Loud

Cascade Locks Bottling Update | Homework Or No Homework | PETA's Ingrid Newkirk

OPB | Sept. 22, 2016 noon

We talk to an elementary school principal who has changed the school policy on homework. And we hear from the co-founder of PETA.

News | local | NW Life | Think Out Loud

News Roundtable | Sandwich Invitational

OPB | Sept. 16, 2016 noon

We cover some of the biggest stories of the week on our news roundtable, and we hear from competitors at the Sandwich Invitational at Feast Portland.