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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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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.

local | Business | News | Transportation

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.

local | News | Transportation | 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.

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Rebroadcast: Nikki Giovanni

OPB | July 23, 2015 12:30 p.m.

We listen back to our conversation with author Nikki Giovanni about her most recent collection of poems, essays, and stories, Chasing Utopia.

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Rebroadcast: A Conversation With Author Katherine Boo

OPB | July 22, 2015 12:06 p.m.

We revisit our conversation with Katherine Boo, author of "Behind the Beautiful Forevers."

local | Business | News | Think Out Loud

Report Shows Some Tobacco Retailers Are Not Following The Law

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

Multnomah County's report shows tobacco products are easily accessible to youth and more prevalent in neighborhoods with high percentages of people of color.

local | News | Education | Think Out Loud

Central Oregonians Debate OSU-Cascades Campus

OPB | July 15, 2015 12:06 p.m. | Bend, Oregon

Supporters and opponents of Oregon State University's campus in Bend, OSU-Cascades, discussed the incoming branch Tuesday night.

local | NW Life | Think Out Loud

A Vision For Portland's Jade District

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

Community members are finding creative ways to reimagine a multicultural neighborhood centered around SE 82nd and Division as Portland's "Jade District."

Health | Arts | Think Out Loud

Looking Back On 40 Years Of Midwifery

OPB | July 10, 2015 12:30 p.m.

Dr. Carol Howe just retired from her career as both a practicing midwife and a pioneer in the field of nurse midwifery education.

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Neighborhood Coalition Plans To Redevelop Former Strip Club

OPB | July 6, 2015 12:25 p.m.

A coalition of neighbors and community groups recently purchased the former Sugar Shack strip club as part of an effort to revitalize Portland's Cully neighborhood. 

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Couple Turns To Crowdfunding To Start A Family

OPB | June 30, 2015 12:15 p.m.

Anthony Szabo and Kirk Shepard are asking people to pitch in to help them pay for a surrogate so they can have a baby.

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New Oregon Law Could Lead To More Testing Opt-Outs

OPB | June 29, 2015 12:20 p.m.

It's unclear what kinds of consequences the state could face now that Governor Kate Brown has signed a bill making it easier for parents to opt their kids out of standardized tests.

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules On Same-Sex Marriage

OPB | June 26, 2015 12:06 p.m.

The ruling makes same-sex marriage legal in every state.

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Bills Could Lead To Damascus Disincorporation

OPB | June 24, 2015 12:30 p.m.

A slate of bills passed by the Oregon Legislature could make it easier for one of the state's newest cities to go back to being an unincorporated part of Clackamas County.

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Government Shutdown Looms In Washington

OPB | June 22, 2015 12:30 p.m.

If lawmakers in Olympia can't agree on a budget by the end of the month, Washington will face a government shutdown.

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Governor Signs Domestic Workers Bill Of Rights

OPB | June 18, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Governor Kate Brown signed a bill into law this week that provides new protections for nannies, housekeepers, and other domestic workers.

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'Eastern Promise' Offers Pathway To College

OPB | June 18, 2015 12:50 p.m.

A program in eastern Oregon offers high school students a chance to earn college credits, and educators in other parts of the state are attempting to replicate the program.

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Bulk Data Collection Faces Multiple Legal Challenges

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

The fate of the NSA's collection of metadata from phone calls is unclear and faces multiple legal challenges, one involving a Portland FISA Court judge.

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Designing Willamette Falls Riverwalk

OPB | June 3, 2015 12:30 p.m.

A design team including three different firms will work together to create a public walkway for a place with special significance in Oregon's history.