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Jason Sauls

Jason Sauls is the midday announcer at Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Jason came to OPB in 1997, where he's served as an evening announcer and also the local host of "Weekend Edition" before moving into his current position.

Prior to OPB, Jason worked as a news producer and music host at NPR affiliate Jefferson Public Radio in Ashland and commercial radio station KTMT in Medford.

Originally from California, he graduated from Southern Oregon University in 1995 with a degree in communications and broadcasting.

Jason is also a producer and editor for a variety of programs including the City Club of Portland and Back Fence PDX. Outside of radio, his interests include minor to major obsessions with music, hockey, youth soccer, swimming, creative writing, discovering great eateries and coffee shops, and spending time with his two sons.

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Recent Articles

News | local

Portland Mayor Denounces Destructive Protests, Encourages Next Steps

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has said protests aren't a productive way to create change, and he stood by those remarks Monday on OPB's Morning Edition.

Books | local

Portland Tattoo Artist Publishes Children’s Book

With the publication of Mommy’s New Tattoo, Portland artist Levi Greenacres has merged his background in art and writing with his work as a tattoo artist.


Jukebox Memoirs: White Christmas

An 84-year-old grandmother shares memories of her favorite songs, including a holiday classic, and explains the type of singing that has always appealed to her most.


Jukebox Memoirs: The Wizard of Oz

Irish Heather Collins talks about her twin sister and their childhood love and fear of the music from the classic movie The Wizard of Oz.


A Musical Memory of 9/11

Tyler James Portnoy of Portland reflects on how the music and lyrics of Tracy Chapman's song "Rape of the World" still triggers his childhood memories of September 11th.