Paul Marshall is a radio host, announcer and producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting.
A lifelong resident of Portland, Paul was first introduced to OPB by watching PBS Kids and "PBS Newshour" as a youth.
Prior to OPB, he worked as a sportswriter covering sports in the Atlanta University Consortium. He also worked as a sportscaster, show host and producer for KWVA Eugene 88.1 FM's Sports Department.
In addition to his work in radio, Paul writes as a freelance journalist, covering events like the Portland Pro-Am Basketball League and profiling the Scarlett Brothers. His work has been published in the Portland Observer and the Catholic Sentinel. He's also worked as a PA announcer for Portland Community College.
Paul graduated from Morehouse College with a degree in Political Science and a master's degree in Journalism from the University of Oregon.
Portland area store celebrates Blazers memorabilia and basketball culture
Back To The Basket is a Portland store devoted to all things basketball culture with apparel, merchandise and collectibles. OPB’s Paul Marshall talked with store owner Troy Douglass.
51 years ago: ‘a battle for the soul of Oregon’
Fifty-one years ago, the largest crowd to ever witness a live indoor sporting event in Oregon made its way to Portland’s Memorial Coliseum. The reason: the Oregon high school boys basketball championship game, the first to feature a team of entirely African Americans players — from Portland’s Jefferson High School — versus an all white team — from Baker High School in Eastern Oregon.
Pacific salmon seem to be getting smaller. Here’s what that might mean for the future
OPB’s Paul Marshall speaks with science and nature writer Miranda Weiss. Weiss traveled to Alaska, snorkeled in a salmon stream and talked to scientists and fishermen about why the fish might be getting smaller, and what impacts that will have in the Pacific Northwest.
‘Running While Black’: A memoir that closely examines the white history of long-distance running
Author Alison Mariella Désir's shares her story of personal transformation and closer look at the history of sport of running.
Jaime Herrera Beutler’s legacy and the impact of the impeachment vote
Republican Jaime Herrera Beutler represented Southwest Washington’s 3rd congressional district for 12 years. But she’s not back in Washington DC this week Herrera Beutler reflected on her legacy, and the legacy of that impeachment vote, in an interview with Elaina Plott Calabro, a staff writer at The Atlantic.
WNBA looks to expand with Portland in the mix
The WNBA has wrapped up its season but the offseason could be interesting for Portland.
Celtic composer Kurt Rosenberg showcases films in hometown Portland
Filmmaker and Composer, Kurt Rosenberg, to showcase 3 of his films this month in his hometown of Portland, Oregon.
At Oregon State Fair, table setting is a competition in artful placement of knives, forks and plates
The Oregon State Fair brings hundreds of thousands people to Salem each year. They come for the rides, the shows, the food … and the competitions. One of the most unusual involves a skill many of us practice at home every day: setting a table.
Head of Alberta district’s Last Thursday festival talks art, business and safety
The Northeast Portland festival/arts walk has always played a complex role in the neighborhood’s ongoing gentrification.
Keanon Lowe, who embraced armed Parkrose High School student, writes about Oregon life in ‘Hometown Victory’
In 2019, Keanon Lowe made international headlines when he stopped a young man with a shotgun at the Portland high school where he worked. Now, he's published an autobiography.