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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

News | local | NW Life

Portland Women's March Sparks Discussion Of Privilege And Inclusivity

OPB | Jan. 20, 2017 3:45 p.m.

Women’s March on Portland on Saturday has prompted intense discussions online about the nature of feminism.

News | Nation | local | Politics

'OPB Politics Now': Trump's Speech

OPB | Jan. 19, 2017 8:10 p.m.

We dig into Donald Trump’s inaugural address with a former Republican speechwriter from Oregon.

Think Out Loud

News Roundtable | PDX Women's March | Astoria Play

OPB | Jan. 20, 2017 1 a.m.

In a 1 p.m. show following NPR special coverage, we'll talk about the inauguration and other news of the week, look ahead to the Women's March on Portland, and hear about a play about Astoria.

Think Out Loud

The Slants Case Goes To Washington | Oregon's CIO | Wyden On Trump

OPB | Jan. 18, 2017 noon

Simon Tam discusses the arguments made before the U.S. Supreme Court today; we get an update from the state's Chief Information Officer, Alex Pettit; and Sen. Ron Wyden talks cabinet hearings, the ACA, and more.

Music | News | local | NW Life | Think Out Loud

News Roundtable | Lost Woody Guthrie Vanport Song | Rural Healthcare

OPB | Jan. 13, 2017 noon

We talk about some big stories with our news roundtable, hear about a recently resurfaced Woody Guthrie song about the Vanport flood, and learn about some of unique challenges in administering healthcare in rural areas.

News | Nation

OPB Politics Now: Gov Kate Brown on Guns, Taxes, and PERS Reform

OPB | Jan. 12, 2017 2:23 p.m.

Amid a busy news week, you might have missed Kate Brown being sworn in as Oregon’s Governor.

News | Nation | Think Out Loud

Final Superfund Cleanup Plan | Death Penalty: Investigator | Urban Hawks

OPB | Jan. 10, 2017 noon

The final Portland Harbor Superfund cleanup has been released. Also, we'll continue our death penalty series, and we'll learn about using hawks to get rid of urban crows.

News | local | Politics

'OPB Politics Now': New Year, New Portland City Government

OPB | Jan. 6, 2017 9:22 a.m.

Will Ted Wheeler buck the trend of one-term mayors in Portland? For our first episode of 2017, we look at the challenges of running the city at a time when incivility is rampant at council meetings.

News | local | Think Out Loud

News Roundtable Jan. 6 | Logging Under Trump Pt. 2 | What Cults Can Teach Us

OPB | Jan. 6, 2017 noon

Our news roundtable takes up some big stories of the week; we talk to a lumber company CEO about how Trump may affect his industry; and then we look at how cults can shed light on fake news and conspiracy theories.

News | Nation | Think Out Loud

TriMet Fare Evaders | Kennewick Man | Logging Under Trump | Russian Doping

OPB | Jan. 5, 2017 noon

A change in the way TriMet fare evaders are prosecuted, an overview of the history of Kennewick man, a guess on what the Trump administration might mean for logging in Oregon and a look at the doping scandal in Russian sports.

News | local | Politics

OPB Politics Now: Year End Extra On Steve Novick's Rise And Fall

OPB | Dec. 30, 2016 10:04 a.m.

OPB News Director Anna Griffin looks at the political rise and fall of outgoing Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick.

News | local | Politics

Washington ‘Faithless’ Electors Facing $1,000 Fines

OPB | Dec. 28, 2016 3:12 p.m.

The four members of Washington's electoral college who voted for people other than Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine will each be fined $1,000.

News | local

Lewis & Clark Professor Killed In Highway 26 Crash

OPB | Dec. 28, 2016 1:26 p.m.

Two of the three people killed in a crash on U.S. Highway 26 Monday had a connection to Lewis and Clark College.

World | News | local | Health

Tigard-Based Medical Teams International Sends Supplies To Syria

OPB | Dec. 28, 2016 10:24 a.m. | Portland

The Tigard-based humanitarian aid group Medical Teams International is sending its first shipment of supplies to help Syrian refugees.

News | Nation | Communities | local

Oregon Immigrant Tells Unusual Tale Of His Detention

OPB | Dec. 21, 2016 3:43 p.m.

Luis Garcia-Campos shares his story of an unusual immigration case that has drawn attention from across the state.   

Environment | Election | News | local | History | Arts | NW Life | Think Out Loud

Producers' Choice: The Best 'Think Out Loud' Conversations Of 2016

OPB | Dec. 28, 2016 noon | Portland

As 2016 comes to a close, the staff of OPB's "Think Out Loud" look back on some of their favorite conversations from the past year.

Business | News | NW Life

Study Measures Oregonians' Attitudes Towards Marijuana, Banking

OPB | Dec. 19, 2016 6 a.m.

A new study sheds light on public opinion when it comes to banks working with legal marijuana businesses.

Election | News | Nation | Politics

OPB Politics Now: Trump's Pick For Interior Secretary

OPB | Dec. 16, 2016 10:30 a.m.

Just who is Donald Trump's pick for secretary of the interior? Learn about Montana Republican Rep. Ryan Zinke on this episode of "OPB Politics Now."

News | local | Education

Bend Schools Staff Ask For Record $268M Bond

OPB | Dec. 14, 2016 11:05 a.m.

Staff at the Bend-La Pine school district are recommending a $268.3 million bond for the May ballot.

'OPB Politics Now': Power Shifts In The Oregon Delegation

OPB | Dec. 9, 2016 11 a.m.

How will Oregon's Congressional delegation deal with the new political realities in Washington, D.C.?