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Julie Sabatier


Julie Sabatier is a producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting's daily talk show, "Think Out Loud."

Julie joined the "Think Out Loud" team in 2008. She was also the creator and host of the public radio show and podcast "Rendered" until the show retired in 2015. Julie previously worked as the staff writer for Just Out, reported for Willamette Week, served as podcast producer for Bitch Magazine and produced stories for "The Splendid Table," NPR and "99% Invisible."

Julie graduated from Oberlin College with a bachelor’s degree in English. She grew up in Baltimore, Maryland.

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News Roundtable | Smoke And Business | 'Animal House' At 40

Opinions and analysis on this week's biggest news stories. Also, how has smoke from wildfires affected businesses in southern Oregon? And as the movie Animal House turns 40, we'll look at its legacy.

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Mental Health Advocates Hope For More From CCOs | Mindy Nettifee

We hear from advocates and a Multnomah County commissioner about problems in the mental health system. And Portland poet Mindy Nettifee tells us about her new book. 

News | local | Politics | Election | Think Out Loud

Behind The Politics: Oregon State Rep. Knute Buehler

"Think Out Loud" sat down with Oregon Republican gubernatorial candidate and state Rep. Knute Buehler for a conversation about his life, his family and his motivations.

News | local | Politics | Election | Think Out Loud

Behind The Politics: Oregon Gov. Kate Brown

"Think Out Loud" sat down with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown in the living room at Mahonia Hall, the official governor's residence in Salem, for a conversation about her life, her family and her motivations.

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Indigenous Creek Names | Cafe Employees in Addiction Recovery | Stumptown Improv Festival

We hear about efforts to give indigenous names to unnamed creeks. An Albany cafe is hiring people recovering from addiction. And the co-founders of the Stumptown Improv Festival are in the studio. 

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Police Response To Protest | SEIU Settlement | Cindy Baldwin

Portland Police Chief Danielle Outlaw talks about police's response to a protest last weekend. Also, we hear from the SEIU and a public employee who recently settled a lawsuit with the union. And author Cindy Baldwin talks about being a mother with a chronic illness. 

News | local | Think Out Loud

Rent Strike | Wildfires | Labor Complaint | Malicious Summoning

We hear about a proposed new law which would punish people for summoning the police unnecessarily, firefighters battling multiple huge wildfires, Oregon's labor commissioner filing a complaint against legislative leaders, and a rent strike at Portland's Holgate Manor. 

Technology | News | local | Science | Think Out Loud

Dirty Green Energy | Summiting Record | Talking Business | Aging Research Technology

A new report says Oregon is not as eco-friendly as it claims. An athlete has climbed the highest summits in each state. Also, we hear the latest business news. And a new OHSU study places sensors in people's homes to identify aging health trends. 

Food | Think Out Loud

Meditating Preschoolers | Camas Davis On Ethical Meat Eating

We discuss the scientific inquiry into the effects of meditation on preschoolers. And we talk with Camas Davis about her memoir, “Killing It: An Education,” and her niche career as a meat and butchery educator. 

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Orca Population | Portland Cartoonist | Justice Nakamoto

Pacific Northwest orcas are dying. Also, late Portland cartoonist John Callahan is the focus of a new movie. And we hear from the first Asian-Pacific American justice of the Oregon Supreme Court.

News | Think Out Loud

10 Years Of Covering Cannabis On 'Think Out Loud'

As we mark a decade on the air, we're listening back to conversations about cannabis from the past 10 years. 

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Senate Confirmation | Homeless Arrests | Conservative Voices | Brain Injury Patients

This hour we discuss: the confirmation of a 9th Circuit judge, homeless arrests, free speech in high school and 16 patients with brain injuries in Washington.

News | Think Out Loud

Hammonds Pardoned | Terry Blas | Kids These Days

Oregon comic book writer Terry Blas has a new book. Also, one in four adolescent girls deliberately harmed herself in the past year, University of Portland professor Martin Monto found. And we'll get the latest business news.

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News Roundtable | And Now We Have Everything

Our news watcher panel takes up some of the biggest stories of the week, and we sit down with the Portland writer Meaghan O'Connell about her new memoir.

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Talking Business | Immigration Policy | Barber

We discuss the latest business news, and a federal court ruling that lawyers must be allowed to access immigration detainees. We also hear why one man started giving free haircuts to the homeless.

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College World Series | Slow News | Eugenics

OSU's baseball team competes in the College World Series. We hear from the former publisher of The Register-Guard, Logan Molen, on the news industry and we learn about the American eugenics movement.

News | Think Out Loud

News Roundtable | Moths | Hip-Hop Dispensary

We hear about this week's biggest headlines, and how a moth has been released to stop the spread of an invasive plant. Also, we talk to the co-owners of Portland's first hip-hop-themed dispensary. 

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Family Separation | CBD | Beaverton's Camping Ban

U.S Senator Jeff Merkley joins us to talk about the police of separating families at the border. Also, there is a growing market for CBD, a non-psychoactive component of cannabis. And the city of Beaverton has banned camping on city streets and sidewalks. 

News | Think Out Loud

News Roundtable | Teen Dad

We discuss the biggest headlines from this week. Also, teen dad Uhusti Gause shares his story and how having his son at the age of 15 had a positive influence on his life. 

Family | local | Communities | NW Life | Think Out Loud

Teen Dad Determined To Be Active In His Child's Life

When he was 15, Uhusti Gause became a dad. He says having a son has changed him for the better.