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.
Oregon and Washington is at risk for earthquakes smaller than "the Big One." Also, we continue our series on what Portland should look for in a new police chief. And author Teva Harrison tells us what it's like to live with cancer.
News | Arts | Nation | Think Out LoudOPB | May 23, 2017 noon
Oregon may be spending millions on people who are not eligible for Medicaid benefits. A Portland producer was denied the rights to a play, in a dispute over casting and race. And a new exhibit features Oregon architect John Yeon.
Voters in Josephine County finally passed a public safety levy. Also, we continue our series of conversations about Portland's next police chief. And we talk to local author Blake Nelson.
News | local | Politics | Think Out LoudOPB | May 19, 2017 noon
Our news roundtable takes up some of the biggest stories of the week. We also find out what Oregon is doing to address high rates of chronic disease, and we hear how activists are using geographic data.
The Oregon Office of Economic Analysis projects and upward trend for recreational marijuana sales.
On the show today: The latest Oregon economic forecast, a new novel by Lidia Yuknavitch, and an overview of the homeless situation in Douglas County.
We hear about a new documentary on the Bundy family, how lawmakers are trying to incentivize medical professionals to practice in rural areas, and Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler's approaches to homelessness and the search for a new police chief.
Sen. Ron Wyden discusses the firing of the FBI director. Our news roundtable takes up the biggest news of the week. And a local photographer shares his experiences in Colombia documenting the demobilization of guerilla fighters there.
A new play about an immigrant couple premiers from an Egyptian-American playwright, a response to yesterday's interview about the Oregon Democrats' tax plan, and an update on regional business news.
We learn about the proposal to strengthen the office of the Portland City Auditor, welcome podcaster Roman Mars & Radiotopia to town, and wrap the hour with a look at a proposal to change the way businesses are taxed in Oregon.
We get an update on some familiar themes — Republicans in Congress voting on a health care bill, a Portland protest that turned into a riot, and talk about corporate taxes in the Oregon Legislature.
News | local | Science | Think Out LoudOPB | May 3, 2017 noon
Mats Järlström has an engineering degree from Sweden, but when he tried to share his idea to improve traffic light timing, an Oregon board fined him for practicing engineering without a license.
News | Nation | Think Out LoudOPB | May 3, 2017 noon
An Oregon man who has an engineering degree from Sweden has been fined for practicing engineering without a license. We learn about Portland's Japantown before WWII, and about a new documentary on Oregon-born food writer James Beard.
We hear about Oregonian Ben Linder, who was killed in Nicaragua in 1987. We'll also talk about a new plan to redraw Oregon's legislative districts and Uber's communication strategy.