Donald Orr
Donald Orr

Donald Orr


Donald Orr is an announcer and producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Donald’s worn several hats at OPB: he was OPB’s first Joan Cirillo Emerging Journalism Fellow, a general assignment reporter and an Emerging Journalist Intern through AAJA-PDX and SPJ Oregon. He was also a mentor and student for NPR’s Next Generation Radio program.

Prior to joining OPB in 2019, he was the station manager and productions director for KBVR-FM at Oregon State University, where he showcased bands from the Corvallis punk scene.

When he’s not on the air, Donald’s likely reading hot takes on the latest Marvel movie.

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Comedy, zines and UFOs: Oregon arts and culture events in May

The Oregon weather is teasing us with a lot of sunshine, and that means May has arrived. And with a new month brings new arts and culture events to add to our calendars. OPB producer Donald Orr previews a few things to look out for this month.

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