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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 is the creator and host of the public radio show and podcast Rendered. Previously, 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 and 99% Invisible. 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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News Roundtable | Life At Portland's Newest Homeless Shelter

OPB | Aug. 26, 2016 noon

We discuss some of the biggest news stories of the week, and we find out what life is like at Portland's newest homeless shelter.

local | Election | News | Politics | Election 2016

OPB Politics Now: Trump Skips Oregon, Citizen Panel Endorses M97, And More

OPB | Aug. 25, 2016 12:16 p.m.

Host Geoff Norcross is joined by OPB senior political reporter Jeff Mapes, state political reporter Chris Lehman, and news director Anna Griffin.

local | News | NW Life | Think Out Loud

Crazy Snake Worm | Tule Lake Pilgrimage

OPB | Aug. 22, 2016 noon

An entomologist tells us about an invasive species of earthworm. And we hear voices from the Tule Lake Pilgrimage, the biannual gathering remembering the experiences of the Japanese internment camp on the edge of Oregon.

local | Election | News | Politics | Election 2016

OPB Politics Now: Presidential Race In Oregon, Rural Recalls And Alleged Election Violations

OPB | Aug. 18, 2016 2:10 p.m.

It's no secret many Oregon Republicans are uneasy about Donald Trump. Multiple rural Oregon communities held recall votes this week. Some allege violations in ballot measure campaigns.

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News Roundtable | Native American Trade Routes | Olympic Politics

OPB | Aug. 19, 2016 noon

Our news roundtable takes up the biggest stories of the week. Plus, we learn about early Native American trade routes and get an update from Rio on the behind-the-scenes politics of the Olympics.

History | News | NW Life | Think Out Loud

People Of Color In The Cannabis Industry | Eugene's Racist History | Comic City, USA

OPB | Aug. 23, 2016 noon

We discuss the challenges facing people of color who want to get involved in business opportunities in the pot industry. A University of Washington professor fills us in on Eugene's racist past. And we'll hear about the new comics exhibit at the Oregon Historical Society.

local | News

US Attorney Williams: We're Mindful Of The National Discussion Going On About Marijuana

OPB | Aug. 16, 2016 3:16 p.m. | Portland

Oregon's top federal prosecutor joined Think Out Loud to talk about the controversial case of Devontre Thomas.

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Talking Business | OSF's American Revolutions Plays | Grant Co. Recall | Rio Olympics

OPB | Aug. 16, 2016 noon

We hear the latest business news, check in on Oregon Shakespeare Festival's ongoing "American Revolutions" historical plays project, hear about a recall election in Grant Co., and get updates on the Olympics from NPR's Tom Goldman.

News | Environment | Politics | Nation | World | Economy | Think Out Loud

Fire Investigation | US Attorney On Marijuana Prosecutions | DACA Now

OPB | Aug. 15, 2016 noon

What did two Oregonian reporters learn investigating the Canyon Creek complex fire, how does Oregon's US Attorney approach marijuana cases and how will young immigrants be affected by this summer's Supreme Court ruling?

local | Business | Economy | News | Education | Election 2016

OPB Politics Now: Marijuana, School Boards And Anti-Trump Republicans In Oregon

OPB | Aug. 11, 2016 3:38 p.m.

Why are some Oregon Republicans distancing themselves from Donald Trump? When will Portland Public Schools find a new superintendent? And Oregon lawmakers are pushing to change marijuana policy.

News | Think Out Loud

News Roundtable | Hospital Monopolies | Olympics Preview

OPB | Aug. 4, 2016 noon

Our news roundtable takes up some of the biggest stories of the week. We find out how hospital monopolies drive up prices. And NPR's Tom Goldman joins us from Rio de Janeiro for a preview of the Olympics. 

Think Out Loud

New Blue Pigment | Hiking The Triple Crown | Music Inspired By Crater Lake

OPB | Aug. 2, 2016 noon

We hear about a new blue pigment created at Oregon State University, one man attempting to complete the "Triple Crown of hiking" in one year, and music inspired by Crater Lake.

News | Think Out Loud

Conventions Wrap Up | News Roundtable | OSF Open Letter

OPB | July 29, 2016 noon

We'll wrap up the final night of the DNC, and the news of the week. We'll also learn about racist incidents in Ashland that have led the Oregon Shakespeare Festival to write an open letter to the community.

local | Election | Politics | News | NW Life | Think Out Loud

Bernie Delegate | International Reporter | Roseburg Play

OPB | July 28, 2016 noon

We talk to an Oregon delegate who supported Bernie Sanders and a Spanish reporter at the DNC. Director Ginger Dayle joins us to discuss her controversial play set in Roseburg.

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Gov. Kate Brown At The DNC | Sanders Supporters | Cannabis Testing | Talking Business

OPB | July 26, 2016 noon

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown joins us from the Democratic Convention; we learn about the science of testing cannabis products; and we check in on some of the latest business news.

Election | Nation | News | Politics | Election 2016

OPB Politics Now: Trump Salad At The RNC

OPB | July 21, 2016 11:30 p.m. | Cleveland

Think Out Loud Host Dave Miller and OPB's Political Reporter Jeff Mapes look at Donald Trump's acceptance speech in Cleveland through a Northwest lens.

News | Politics | Election 2016

Meet Some Of The People Working At The RNC

OPB | July 21, 2016 4:15 p.m. | Cleveland

Julie Sabatier of OPB's Think Out Loud met with some workers at the 2016 Republican National Convention.

local | News | Think Out Loud

RNC Wrap Up | News Roundtable | Portland Biennial

OPB | July 22, 2016 noon

Our team in Cleveland wrap up the RNC and our news roundtable discusses some of the biggest stories of the week. Then we hear about the 2016 Portland Biennial art show.

local | Election | Nation | News | Politics | Election 2016

OPB Politics Now: Cruz, Pence And Breakfast With Brownback At The RNC

OPB | July 20, 2016 10:30 p.m.

Think Out Loud Host Dave Miller and OPB's Senior Political Reporter Jeff Mapes react to speeches at the GOP Convention and highlight some Oregon connections to this national event.

local | News | Arts | Politics | Think Out Loud

RNC Workers | Protesters At The RNC | Vancouver Anti-Gang Program

OPB | July 21, 2016 noon

We'll hear from some of vendors and workers at the RNC, and then get a rundown of who's been protesting at the RNC. We then turn our attention to gang violence prevention in Vancouver.