Elizabeth Castillo is a producer for OPB’s daily talk show, “Think Out Loud.” Before joining the team, Elizabeth covered California policy and politics as a general assignment reporter for CalMatters, a nonpartisan, nonprofit newsroom. Elizabeth is a Dow Jones News Fund and NPR Next Generation Radio alum. She graduated from Chico State with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and is a first generation college grad. Elizabeth grew up in Bakersfield, California. She's an avid fan of caffeine, pizza and ice cream.