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.
Should Sudafed be available without a prescription again? What can states do to limit oil spills from trains? Also, we talk to Matt Witt about his parents' end of life experiences, Oregon's Death With Dignity law, and Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.
Oregon Rep. Greg Walden is at the center of Republican efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act — but the bill his committee came up with is not universally loved by Republicans.
Two Portland law firms have filed a class action lawsuit against Airbnb alleging discrimination. A leaked federal budget memo proposes cutting funding for Sea Grant. And some Washington legislators want to replace the I-5 bridge over the Columbia River.
Trump's Travel Ban And The Mohamud Case | Tacoma's ICE Detention Facility | Gerrymandering In Oregon | Paid Family LeaveOPB | March 13, 2017 noon
What does the Mohamad Mohamud case tell us about the Trump administration's travel ban? Also, we discuss Tacoma's ICE detention facility, redistricting in Oregon, and two competing family leave bills in the Oregon Legislature.
A new bill would expand the Oregon Health Plan to cover undocumented children. We also learn about a program which organizes adult volunteers to teach other adults English. And the ACLU is negotiating with Portland over an ordinance that would keep some people out of City Council meetings.
News | Nation | Think Out Loud
Sexual Harrassment At Work | Mercy Corps Out Of Turkey | Portland Developer | Mental Illness In JailOPB | March 8, 2017 noon
Uber recently came under fire after a former engineer reported sexual harassment and a culture of discrimination against women. UO law professor Liz Tippett says this sort of behavior isn’t unusual in the business world, but the solution may not lie in better HR practices.
Politics | News | local | Think Out LoudOPB | March 6, 2017 noon
We get the latest on a long-standing trade battle between the U.S. and Canada. Then we'll hear about the joy of inter-generational friendships. Plus, a man protected by DACA sues the federal government over his recent arrest.
Can Portland host big conventions? Will downtown Eugene ban dogs? What happens next for Portland's beleaguered port? And what does it take for women to break into film directing?
Politics | News | local | Think Out LoudOPB | March 1, 2017 noon | Portland
Rep. Greg Walden sits down with us for the first time in the Trump administration. Also, we discuss a possible fix to Oregon's property tax laws, and a bill that would allow cougar hunting with dogs.
Our news roundtable takes up some of the biggest stories of the week. We also hear from organizers of a general strike and boycott in Portland and the coordinator of Portland's long-running African film festival.
News | Nation | Think Out LoudOPB | Feb. 13, 2017 noon
How do Portland's landlords feel about the new renter assistance ordinance? What bills is the legislature looking at to curb racial profiling? And why did the first trial of the Malheur Refuge occupiers end in a not-guilty verdict?
How did Washington state emerge as the center for the resistance to Donald Trump's agenda?
Oregon's attorney general joins the show to talk about her role and how Donald Trump's presidency is changing how she does her job. Also, the Portland International Film Festival turns 40 this year.
Both of Oregon's U.S. senators are working to block President Trump's nominees, including his pick for the Supreme Court.
A well-known scientist says scientists need to be more human in a "post-truth world." Portland opens a psychiatric emergency room. And the state gives out grants to log juniper — we'll find out how it works.