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Director of Digital Content

Rebecca Roberts Galloway

Rebecca Galloway was the Director of Digital Content for OPB. She managed the staff and editorial content of the news and Arts and Life pages of the OPB website. After more than 10 years in radio and television, Rebecca began her online career with the launch of MSNBC in 1996 in Redmond, Washington as an assignment editor. She later went to work managing editorial content at some of the Internet's largest websites including stints at in 2000 and in 2006. She also ran the websites of KIRO-TV in Seattle and NBC11 in San Jose, California. Rebecca graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a Bachelor's in English Literature where she worked at the school's paper and radio station, KZSC. She enjoys quirky Portland activities with her husband and son.

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Recent Articles

News | local

Oregon Crews Battle Wildfires After Lightning Strikes

OPB | July 15, 2014 7:04 a.m.

A number of fires are burning in Oregon, including the Moccasin Hill wildfire just north of Sprague River and northeast of Klamath Falls.

Oregon City Residents Report Seeing Cougars

OPB | July 14, 2014 11:14 a.m. | Portland

Two cougar sightings were reported in the Park Place neighborhood of Oregon City over the weekend.

News | local | Reynolds School Shooting

2 Dead In Reynolds High School Shooting

OPB | June 10, 2014 8:49 a.m.

Officials confirmed at noon that a gunman using a rifle shot and killed a student at Reynolds High School Tuesday morning. The shooter is dead and one teacher was injured.

News | local | OPB News Blog

Firefighters Facing Conditions Like July West Of Bend

OPB | June 8, 2014 1:24 p.m.

The "Two Bulls" fire west of Bend is a stark reminder of the potential for a tough fire season in Oregon this year.

News | local

'Two Bulls Fire' Keeping Bend On Edge

OPB | June 8, 2014 12:22 p.m.

Hundreds have been evacuated and thousands are threatened by two fires dubbed "Two Bulls" west of Bend this weekend. Some schools will be closed in the Bend area Monday. Inciweb | KTVZ | Bend Bulletin | Fire Facebook Page

News | local

Fires West Of Bend Prompt Evacuations

OPB | June 7, 2014 8:37 p.m.

Firefighters are battling two fast-moving wildfires that broke out in central Oregon on Saturday afternoon, and evacuations are under way.

News | Elections | Politics | local

As Oregon Campaign Season Kicks Off, 6 Races To Watch

OPB | March 11, 2014 11:23 a.m.

Oregon’s election season kicks off in earnest Tuesday night. We talk with a handful of political analysts to get an idea of what races they're going to be watching.


Crews Clear Landslide Off I-84

OPB | Feb. 17, 2014 3:44 p.m.

Five days after a landslide closed the eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 three miles west of Hood River, transportation officials say all lanes have been cleared and are open.

Snow Closes And Delays Schools, Tangles Traffic

OPB | Dec. 6, 2013 7:58 a.m.

After several days of freezing temperatures, snow began falling early Friday morning in the Portland area.

Elections | Politics | local

Northwest Voters Consider GMO Labels, Vancouver Mayor

OPB | Nov. 5, 2013 4:51 p.m. | Portland

Though many people in the Northwest had no ballot to cast, voters in Damascus, Bend, Curry County and Vancouver are among those considering some important issues.

News | local

Oregon Zoo's Lily Tips Scales At Half A Ton

OPB | Sept. 27, 2013 11:58 a.m. | Portland

The Oregon Zoo says a baby elephant born last November has gained more than 700 pounds and passed the 1,000 mark this week.

Rescue Crews To Help Gorge Hikers Down

OPB | Aug. 22, 2013 6:15 a.m.

A rescue crew hopes to reach a group of hikers Thursday morning who got lost near Multnomah Falls.


Cartoonist's Mom, Inspiration For Marge Simpson, Dead At 94

OPB | May 6, 2013 2:02 p.m. | Portland

The woman who inspired Marge Simpson has died.


ODOT Says Marquam Bridge Is Open, Safe

OPB | April 24, 2013 10:49 a.m. | Portland

Oregon's Department of Transportation says the Marquam Bridge has been thoroughly examined after Tuesday's accident, and is safe to use.

local | Nation

Storify Captures Social Media Reaction To Explosion

OPB | April 15, 2013 2:25 p.m.

Storify captured the Boston Marathon tragedy's aftermath Monday.

Environment | Flora and Fauna | local | Ecotrope

Cameras Catch Hatching Penguin At Oregon Zoo

OPB | April 11, 2013 9:38 a.m.

The hatching of a baby penguin was recently caught on camera, zookeepers at the Oregon Zoo announced Wednesday.

Economy | NW Life | local

Portland Named Second 'Nerdiest' City In America

OPB | April 10, 2013 1:56 p.m.

Portland is less nerdy than Atlanta but more nerdy than Seattle, according to the real estate blog Movoto. The rankings used factors like proximity to Renaissance fairs.


Oregon Zoo's Baby River Otter 'Mo' Getting Swimming Lessons

OPB | April 4, 2013 11:48 a.m. | Portland

The Oregon Zoo's baby otter "Mo" is getting swimming lessons from his mom "Tilly."

Police: Wrong-Way Driver Arrested After I-205 Crash

OPB | March 18, 2013 10:10 a.m. | Portland

A truck driver who police say was driving northbound in the southbound lanes of the I-205 bridge has been arrested on drunk and reckless driving charges.

News | Environment | Flora and Fauna | local

Oregon Zoo's Baby River Otter Gets River Name

OPB | March 15, 2013 11:24 a.m. | Portland

Officials at the Oregon Zoo have named their baby river otter "Molalla" or "Mo" for short, named for the Oregon River.