Producer, Think Out Loud
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.
local | News | Election | Election 2016OPB | Nov. 30, 2016 4:45 p.m.
The Northwest has seen dozens of incidents of harassment since the presidential election, according to a report from the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Portland’s Bureau of Development Services is proposing new rules for people operating short-term rentals using sites such as Airbnb.
A recent audit of Portland’s community and neighborhood involvement programs shows outdated standards and a lack of accountability.
A spokesman for the protest group Portland’s Resistance says pressuring the Electoral College to choose a president other than Donald Trump is not among their top priorities.
Nation | News | Election | Politics | Election 2016OPB | Nov. 10, 2016 10:08 a.m.
In this episode, host Geoff Norcross, OPB senior political reporter Jeff Mapes and Olympia reporter Austin Jenkins wrap up the 2016 election and discuss the role of the urban/rural divide in the Pacific Northwest.
Family | News | Election | Politics | Think Out LoudOPB | Nov. 8, 2016 noon
We hear about what one longtime political reporter calls Oregon's last great election. Also, we explore the nature of family with four siblings who didn't meet until they were in their 60s.
local | News | Politics | Think Out LoudOPB | Nov. 7, 2016 noon
We hear about some unusual voting issues in Oregon and Washington, presidential powers writ large, and the staggering influence of Facebook.
local | News | Election | Politics | Election 2016OPB | Nov. 3, 2016 4:10 p.m.
OPB Senior Political Reporter Jeff Mapes and News Director Anna Griffin join host Geoff Norcross to dig into the substance of the controversial corporate tax measure.
local | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Nov. 4, 2016 noon
Our news roundtable discusses the biggest stories of the week, we hear from a developer who is donating property for a homeless shelter and we talk to football players protesting the national anthem.
We hear why bestselling Portland author Chelsea Cain recently shut down her Twitter account. We'll also talk to the state's first elder abuse prosecutor and end with an interview with Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson.
OPB senior political reporter Jeff Mapes and Statesman Journal reporter Gordon Friedman join host Julie Sabatier to talk about incumbent Oregon Governor Kate Brown.
Nation | News | Land | Communities | Think Out LoudOPB | Oct. 28, 2016 noon
The verdict is in for the trial of the Malheur Refuge occupiers. All seven defendants were found not guilty of conspiring to impede federal workers of doing their jobs. We'll talk about the verdict, reaction to it and what it might mean for federal workers and patriot movements going forward.
We talk about some big stories of the week on the News Roundtable, hear from the candidates running for attorney general, and talk about the lasting effects of an urban-rural exchange program.
News | Books | Recreation | NW Life | History | Arts | Entertainment | Nation | Think Out LoudOPB | Oct. 24, 2016 noon
Three newspaper editors tell us who their papers endorsed, and why. Also, we learn about the treatment of transgender people in prison, and we talk to playwright August Wilson's widow about his autobiographical play, now running in Portland.
local | News | Think Out LoudOPB | 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.
Host Geoff Norcross along with OPB political reporters Jeff Mapes and Chris Lehman talk about the Secretary of State’s race, which is surprisingly interesting this year!