Producer, Think Out Loud
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.
The oldest living species in the Northwest is at the Oregon Zoo. Portland's mayor and police chief weigh in on the latest high profile protests. And ranchers fear fluctuations in beef prices due to tariffs.
What would freeway expansion mean for the school that sits right near it? Where have the missing Puget Sound orcas gone? A lawsuit about homelessness will go forward in Grants Pass. The levees on the Columbia River move closer to being repaired.
Police have been monitoring environmental activists trying to stop a natural gas terminal. Oregon's paid family leave bill is signed today. Tribes and the federal government are working to save the sucker fish. And we discuss other news of the week.
Ashland wants to build more fire-resistant homes. A new ruling could restrict access to public records. And a quartet features music from non-white composers.
We hear about the first big Oregon fire this season, what a truck driver thinks about Interstate 5, how fishing equipment can be safer for whales, and what it's like to be the ringleader of a floating circus.
Hot summers are killing some of Oregon's native trees. The Mazamas celebrate 125 years. And we listen back to an interview with a man who got lost in the woods when he was 6.
Farmers are growing five times more hemp in Oregon than they were last year. Should Interstate 5 even exist through Portland? And we get a profile of conservative writer Andy Ngo.
How much power should neighborhood associations have? What's the future of Interstate 5 in Portland? Are Oregon's liquor taxes too high?
Can climate change legislation work in Oregon? Seattle has plans to protect citizens from wildfire smoke. Meth kills more people in Oregon than prescription opioids. And we'll get the latest business news.
We hear about how one school district is trying to stop the "summer slide." A woman attempted to become the first to swim all the way around Sauvie Island. And we talk about this week's big news stories.
What is the future of Interstate 5 through Portland? A new exhibit highlights a meteorite sacred to Native Americans in the Willamette Valley. A new facility offers portable showers and laundry for homeless people in Portland.
The Oregon town of Lexington is shut down. The Columbia River Gorge has seen a dramatic increase in traffic. Rural firefighters will now be protected from liability. Will the state be able to meet its climate goals after cap and trade failed?
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The brothers of former Oregon Department of Corrections director Michael Francke have been fighting for the release of the man accused of his murder for 30 years. Also, Oregon's prison population is aging fast. And we discuss the latest business news.