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Former Enterprise Digital Producer

John Rosman

John Rosman was the enterprise digital producer at Oregon Public Broadcasting. He produced digital video and worked on long-term projects.

Previously, John worked as the digital editor for NPR affiliate KPBS in San Diego and the social media editor for Fronteras Desk. His reporting has aired on American Public Media's Marketplace and PRI's The World and been published online at PBS NewsHour and Univision.

By way of metro Detroit, John is a graduate of the University of Oregon's School of Journalism. He's worked as an editor in television and film, but he found his passion for public radio during a long winter in a lonely hotdog stand.

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Recent Articles

NW Life | local | Land

See Beauty Through The Eyes Of A Master Cartographer

One of Oregon's great cartographers, Dave Imus, shares his next big map.

History | NW Life

The Deadly Northwest Passageway Ships Have (Somehow) Crossed For Centuries

Explore the deadliest waterway in the Pacific Northwest, and how the region has tried to tame it for centuries. 

Animals | Sports | local | NW Life

Could An Oregon Horse Ever Win The Kentucky Derby?

The chances of an Oregon horse winning the Kentucky Derby is the longest of long shots. But the sheer will of one Oregonian has increased the odds for years to come.

Food | History | Health | NW Life

Portland's Vegan Moment Is 100 Years In The Making

Going back in Oregon history, it’s apparent that the rise in veganism didn’t come out of nowhere. It's been building for more than a century

History | local | NW Life | Oregon History

Portland Was Once A Poster Child For Nuclear Preparedness

During the Cold War, Portland was a national poster child for nuclear preparedness. But in just a few years, the city dismantled the very same program that earned it recognition.

local | History | Environment | Science | NW Life

Film Introducing Bigfoot To World Still Mysterious 50 Years Later

After a half century, the film that made Bigfoot a household name has yet to be debunked, for many it remains concrete proof its existence. 

Communities | NW Life | Entertainment | local | News | Arts | Nation | 2017: The Year In Review

OPB's Favorite Videos From 2017

Here’s a look back at some of our favorite videos of 2017.

Food | Politics | History | local | NW Life | Oregon History

The 2 Years Oregon Had 2 Thanksgivings

It was brief, but for a moment, Oregon was the undisputed Thanksgiving capital of the nation. The state officially held Thanksgiving twice in 1893 and again in 1894.

Arts | Entertainment | NW Life

'Scareology': An Oregon Haunted House's Scientific Approach To Horror

After 15 years of sweat, tears and gallons of fake blood, this family-run haunted house in rural Oregon is doing better than ever.

Arts | Entertainment | NW Life

Oregon Horror Aficionado's 5 Scary Flick Picks

We picked one of Oregon's sharpest horror brains (... brains ... BRAINS!) to get some choice movie picks for Friday the 13th.

local | NW Life | Health | Science | News

What Happens To Our Bodies When It's Hot Out?

Here's how our bodies respond when hot weather strikes.

History | NW Life | local | Arts | Education | Nation

150 Years Later: Carleton Watkins' Timeless Photos Of The Gorge

Carleton Watkins was the first to truly capture the colossal beauty of the Columbia River Gorge Northwest. He was also a huge reason why we have National Parks. 

NW Life | History | Nation

What Fourth Of July Was Like In Oregon In The 1870s

It was bigger than Christmas. Read a first account of what Independence Day was like in rural Oregon in the 1870s. 

Sports | History | NW Life

Soccer Icon Timber Jim Reflects On A Unique Northwest Life

Jim Serrill's career was forged in the Oregon outdoors and immortalized as the Portland Timbers' first mascot.

NW Life | History | Arts | Entertainment | News | Oregon History

The Portlander Who Inspired Krusty The Clown

Before there was Krusty, there was Rusty. Meet the Portlander who inspired "The Simpsons" Krusty the Clown.

Arts | local | NW Life

At Overlook Film Festival: A Chance To Live In A Horror Movie

Overlook Film Festival attendees were given an opportunity to play a 24 hour, four-day immersive horror game. 

News | Arts | Entertainment | local | NW Life | Oregon's Animation Magic

6 Films From New Portland Animators

Here are six short, dynamic films that showcase Portland's modern animators. 

Energy | Environment

Canada's Oil Pipeline To The Salish Sea: What You Need To Know

You’ve heard of Keystone XL. And you know all about Dakota Access. But have you heard of TransMountain, which could soon be the biggest pipeline of them all?

History | NW Life | local | Sustainability | News | Arts | Nation | Broken Treaties

Broken Treaties: An Oral History Tracing Oregon's Native Population

For the new “Oregon Experience” documentary “Broken Treaties,” native Oregonians reflect on what has been lost since and what’s next for their tribes.

History | local | NW Life

At 92, Oregon Flag Still Flies With Own Wings

Made official on Feb. 26, 1925, Oregon was one of the last states in the union without an official flag.