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Producer, Think Out Loud

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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Roseburg Community Rallies In Response To Tragedy

OPB | Oct. 6, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Roseburg residents are raising money and offering moral support to those affected by the mass shooting there last week.

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Oregon Is Attractive Place To Set Up 'Shell Companies'

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

An investigation by the Portland Business Journal shows Oregon is home to many "paper corporations" used for illegal activity.

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An Update On Roseburg

OPB | Oct. 5, 2015 12:06 p.m.

We get an update on what's happening in Roseburg today, following Thursday's deadly shooting at Umpqua Community College.

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Continuing Coverage Of The Shooting In Roseburg

OPB | Oct. 2, 2015 12:06 p.m.

We bring you updates and analysis of Thursday's deadly shooting at Umpqua Community College.


Governor Brown On Education, Marijuana And More

OPB | Sept. 30, 2015 11:12 a.m.

Oregon Governor Kate Brown sat down with OPB's Think Out Loud to talk about a range of issues affecting the state — from the minimum wage to earthquake preparedness.

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A Conversation With Governor Kate Brown

OPB | Sept. 30, 2015 12:06 p.m.

We sit down with Oregon Governor Kate Brown to reflect on her first seven months in office and look ahead to 2016.

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Portland Mayor Proposes Goals For Reducing Homelessness

OPB | Sept. 25, 2015 3:42 p.m.

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales said Wednesday he plans to ask the city council to declare a state of emergency to address homelessness. On Friday, he provided some possible metrics to measure the plan's success.

Economy | Nation | NW Life | Politics | Think Out Loud

The Marijuana Banking Conundrum

OPB | Sept. 28, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Marijuana businesses face some significant challenges when it comes to banking, leading many to operate cash-only businesses. But solutions could be on the horizon.

local | Politics | Think Out Loud

Checking In With Portland Mayor Charlie Hales

OPB | Sept. 25, 2015 12:30 p.m.

We talk to Mayor Hales about homelessness, development, climate change, and much more.

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Greater Sage Grouse Will Not Be Listed As Endangered Species

OPB | Sept. 23, 2015 12:15 p.m.

The U.S. Interior Department announced its decision this week that the greater sage grouse does not need to be protected under the Endangered Species Act.

ALS Patients Struggle With Death With Dignity Requirements

OPB | Sept. 18, 2015 10:48 a.m.

ALS patients face some specific challenges when it comes to using Oregon and Washington's Death with Dignity laws, which require patients to self-administer the medication that will end their lives.

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The Challenges ALS Patients Face In Using Death With Dignity

OPB | Sept. 18, 2015 12:45 p.m.

ALS patients face some specific challenges when it comes to using Oregon and Washington's Death with Dignity laws, which require patients to self-administer the medication that will end their lives.

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Testing Data Highlight Inequities Among Oregon Schools

OPB | Sept. 18, 2015 12:30 p.m.

Standardized test results released Thursday show persistent disparities among Oregon students based on income and race.

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At Home With ALS

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

We continue our "At Home" series with Summer Whisman, who was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) at age 32.

local | Health | News | At Home: Conversations Inside Homes Across Oregon

At Home With ALS

OPB | Sept. 11, 2015 12:25 p.m.

Since Summer Whisman's diagnosis with ALS three years ago, the degenerative neurological disease has robbed her of her ability to do a lot of things for herself.

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New Film Profiles Afghan Photographers

OPB | Sept. 14, 2015 12:45 p.m.

"Frame By Frame" profiles four photojournalists documenting life in Afghanistan, something that was illegal under Taliban rule.

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Ted Wheeler To Run For Portland Mayor

OPB | Sept. 9, 2015 12:06 p.m.

State Treasurer Ted Wheeler is jumping in to challenge incumbent Charlie Hales in the 2016 mayoral race.

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Boundary Changes Coming To Portland Schools

OPB | Sept. 8, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Portland Public Schools is in the process of redrawing the district's boundary lines, which could dramatically alter demographics at some schools.

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News Roundtable: Sept. 4, 2015

OPB | Sept. 4, 2015 12:06 p.m.

It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.

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Portland Film Festival Now In Its Third Year

OPB | Sept. 3, 2015 12:45 p.m.

The festival, focused on independent filmmakers, is an event for mavericks, according to its executive director.