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Meet With OPB News and Think Out Loud Reporters in Northeast Portland


OPB News reporters and Think Out Loud producers will be in Northeast Portland to hear from the community about stories that OPB should cover in the area. Meet with Think Out Loud Senior Producer Allison Frost, OPB News Blogger Lizzy Duffy, OPB Reporter Amelia Templeton, and OPB’s Public Insight Journalist Amanda Peacher, as they ask:

  • Is your neighborhood experiencing gentrification?
  • What positive stories should we know about in your community?
  •  What other stories would you like to see OPB cover? (Ideally, tell us about a story that you have personal experience with)

Upon arriving, individuals need to sign up for a time slot with a reporter or producer. Each person will then get a few minutes of one-on-one time with an OPB News staffer to share experiences, tell them what stories they’re missing, and help shape OPB News’ coverage.

For more information about this event, visit our Facebook Event Page.

Community members who can’t attend can still share story ideas or other newsworthy experiences by emailing apeacher@opb.org or they can become part of OPB’s public insight network.

WHEN:

Wednesday, February 26

2:30 - 5 p.m.

WHERE:

McMenamins Kennedy School - Library

5736 NE 33rd Avenue, Portland, OR

WHO:

OPB is the largest cultural and education institution in the region, delivering excellence in public broadcasting to 1.5 million people each week through television, radio and the Internet. Widely recognized as a national leader in the public broadcasting arena, OPB is a major contributor to the program schedule that serves the entire country. OPB is one of the most-used and most-supported public broadcasting services in the country and is generously supported by members across Oregon and southern Washington.

CONTACT:

Questions? Contact Amanda Peacher at apeacher@opb.org or 503-445-1882.

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