Host, Weekend Edition
John Notarianni is the host of “Weekend Edition” at Oregon Public Broadcasting.
Before joining OPB, John worked as a radio producer, reporter and host at WDET in Detroit and WYPR in Baltimore, and had stints at WBEZ in Chicago and WUOM in Ann Arbor.
Along the way he’s worked as the Michigan editorial director for an urban development news startup, served as business development director for several Detroit-based social entrepreneurial companies, founded a brass band that toured Europe and honed his craft cocktail skills.
John graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in English and Global Media Studies.
The average cost to rent a one-bedroom apartment is now beyond the means of the average full-time Oregon worker, according to a new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition.
Talk of new tariffs are worrying a range of agricultural businesses across the Northwest. But this isn’t the first time local farmers have been in the crossfire over an international trade dispute.
A controversial proposed apartment building in Portland has a new shot at being built. The Fremont Place Apartments have been approved, appealed, rejected, then un-rejected but still not quite approved.
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Last summer’s wildfire season is tainting some Oregon wines with the aroma and taste of smoke, even after it’s been fermented and distilled. That’s worrying growers and winemakers here in Oregon.
Another landmark of old Portland is closing. The club Embers Avenue opened almost half a century ago when the world was, to say the least, a very different place for gay men and lesbians.