Executive Producer, Oregon Experience
Nadine Jelsing is the executive producer of OPB original television series Oregon Experience.
Before she came to OPB, Nadine got her start in television at KING-TV in Seattle and has more than 20 years experience working at television stations and production companies across the country.
Nadine has also worked on a number of other OPB productions including the educational media series, Rediscovering Biology, before the launch of Oregon Experience in 2006.
She has received several awards for her work on the show including six regional Emmy Awards and a national Gracie Award.
A northwest native, Nadine is delighted to be a part of Oregon Experience telling stories and meeting wonderful people that have helped shape the state.
A new OPB documentary explores how the Vietnam War still deeply affects Oregonians, even nearly 50 years after the end of combat operations in Vietnam.
Lift Ev’ry Voice explores Portland’s African-American history with a focus on the turbulent 1960s, ’70s and early ’80s. At the time, issues surrounding urban renewal, school desegregation and brittle police relations were exploding both nationally and locally.
While working on their new documentary, producers had to figure out how to access footage on deteriorating tapes that were almost 30 years old.