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 | NW Life | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Oct. 20, 2017 noon
For the latest in our "On The Road" series, we decided to travel on public transportation. We took a city bus in Portland — TriMet's Line 4 — from St. Johns in North Portland all the way to Gresham.
Douglas County residents are considering a dramatic change in how the county is governed
The Eastern Oregon Film Festival kicks off this weekend. Douglas County is considering dramatic changes to its county government. And a PSU chemistry professor is innovating art restoration.
We hear about a debate around diversity in humanities education at Reed College and an effort to save an iconic Portland video store. And our news roundtable takes up some of the week's big stories.
We talk about where the battle lines are being drawn and dig into the history of Portland's difficult relationship with freeway projects.
We discuss mass shootings and gun control, Multnomah County's move to phase out the use of grand juries, a possible extension of Portland's housing state of emergency, and financial troubles at ZoomCare.
We ask if we've seen the last of the attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act and get a status update on the effort to repeal a new state tax on health care providers.
Damian Lillard has some thoughts about taking the knee during the national anthem. Also, we hear about allegations of racism at Multnomah County. And we check in on Oregon's solar industry.
local | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Sept. 20, 2017 noon
We hear from Multnomah County Sheriff Mike Reese, U.S. Attorney for Oregon Billy Williams and Portland's Erika Preuitt, the first black president of the American Probation and Parole Association.
We learn about Oregon's Bill of Rights for children of incarcerated parents, a public records lawsuit filed against the Washington legislature and a new University of Oregon policy related to sexual assault allegations.
local | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Sept. 18, 2017 noon
Portland-area high schoolers discuss the punishment for the teen suspected of starting the Eagle Creek Fire. Also, we talk to a woman who was evacuated from her house near Brookings for over a month. Plus, an opinion about anti-Californian sentiment.
Portland City Commissioner Dan Saltzaman made a surprise announcement — he won't run for reelection next year.
Portland's Mayor Ted Wheeler discusses Amazon, freeway widening, and more. Also, we learn more about type 1 diabetes. And we celebrate the career of Steve Amen, host of "Oregon Field Guide."
local | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Sept. 8, 2017 noon
Fires, earthquakes and hurricanes ... we hear about a different potential disaster: Portland's old levee system. Also, we learn about a group that helps people get rid of tattoos, and we get analysis from our news roundtable.
Economy | Nation | NW Life | News | History | Politics | Environment | Northwest Wildfires 2017OPB | Sept. 7, 2017 2:56 p.m.
OPB political reporters Jeff Mapes and Chris Lehman join host Julie Sabatier to talk about the political, financial, and environmental complexities of wildfire.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is under pressure to reduce the state’s liability for the public pension system.