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.
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.
Nation | News | 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.
Nation | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Feb. 1, 2017 noon
Oregon state house reporters give us the lay of the land on this first day of the 2017 legislative session. We hear how Oregon farmers may be affected by changing immigration policy. And a new study offers a unique approach to managing sea lions.
We talk to a green card holder, a refugee, and two naturalized citizens about their fears and experiences since President Trump issued an executive order on Friday severely restricting immigration from seven Muslim majority countries.
Nation | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Jan. 27, 2017 noon
The weekly news roundtable mulls this busy week of news. Also, we ask one high school principal why her graduation rates soar, while the rest of the state founders. And we look at a new state bill that would cover women's healthcare.
History | Arts | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Jan. 26, 2017 noon
What would a lack of EPA funding mean for Oregon? Also, we talk to a curator at the new Museum of African-American History and Culture in DC. And to the Mayor of Portland about what it means to be a sanctuary city.
How will the end of the TPP affect Oregon businesses? What is Portland's relationship like with our sister cities? What do we know about President Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees?
What do insurance companies think about possible changes to the Affordable Care Act? What do we all think about how Oregon dealt with the recent winter weather? And how is it that Antarctic ice could be growing, even if the climate is warming?
Women’s March on Portland on Saturday has prompted intense discussions online about the nature of feminism.
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.
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 | local | NW Life | News | Think Out LoudOPB | 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.