Producer, Oregon Field Guide and Oregon Art Beat
Jule Gilfillan is an Emmy-winning producer for OPB's documentary shows, Oregon Art Beat and Oregon Field Guide.
Prior to joining OPB in 2010, Jule spent several years working in Los Angeles as an independent director, producer and writer, making television programs for NBC, MSNBC, HBO, Sundance, MTV, Planet Green, Discovery and others. She also wrote and directed several China-based films that showed at film festivals in New York, Telluride and Venice.
After earning her degree in Asian Studies from California State University and living in China for six years, Jule received her masters of fine arts in cinema and television production from University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts.
An Oregon native and an enthusiastic music lover, hiker and camper, Jule loves to explore the state's arts, culture and outdoors.
Flora and Fauna | Water | Environment | News | local | Sustainability | Science
Plastics show up in beach debris all over the world. Scientists are discovering that they present a new kind of threat: they're providing invasive marine species with floating, ocean-crossing "rafts."
Flora and Fauna | Fish & Wildlife | NW Life | Environment | News | Water | Pacific Ocean | local | Education | Science | Climate change | Sustainability | Animals
OSU distinguished professor and former NOAA chief Jane Lubchenco leads her grandchildren through a hands-on exploration Oregon's spectacular tide pools.
News | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | Water | Pacific Ocean | local | Science | Animals
We follow a team of students from the University of Oregon's Institute of Marine Biology as they pry up rocks and wiggle into tight crevices in search of specimens for the Smithsonian Institution.
NW Life | Arts | local | Oregon Art Beat
A profile of one of Oregon's longest running African-American theater companies, as they produce August Wilson's "Two Trains Running" for the stage.
Tongue Point in Astoria is home to the only merchant mariner training program in the Job Corps system.
"Oregon Field Guide" photographer Todd Sonflieth is not afraid of heights.
"Oregon Art Beat" takes you to an epic arts festival built around the 2017 total solar eclipse.
Peruvian-American artist Claudia Marchini's work is inspired by her research as a psychologist.
Arts | History | local | Oregon Art Beat
Portland artist Dao Strom uses image, music, writing and spoken word to explore the intersection of her Vietnamese birth and American life.
Water | Economy | Energy | Land use | Environment | Renewable energy | Transportation | local | Oregon Field Guide
A trip down the Snake and Columbia Rivers aboard one of the tugs that push barges of grain, wood chips, garbage and other payloads between Lewiston and Vancouver year-round.