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.
There's a new water crisis on the Warm Springs Reservation. Black people with disabilities are especially at risk of police violence. And the Oregon Supreme Court is waiving the Bar exam requirement for 2020 law school graduates.
The legislature starts a special session today. And Portland faith leaders react to protests against police violence.
The Black Male Achievement program has been pushing for changes in Portland's police. The 2014 Oregon Teacher of the Year reflects on last week's Supreme Court decision protecting LGBTQ people in the workplace. And we hear from a journalist who lives near the Seattle autonomous zone.
Union County has Oregon's largest outbreak of COVID-19 to date. Distanced learning creates new challenges for a summer program serving migrant students. And two district attorneys discuss criminal justice reform.
A team of doctors serves people who are homeless. People with underlying medical conditions worry about reopening. And scholars wonder how coronavirus will change cities.
What happens to protesters when they're arrested? How will new rent assistance money be distributed? And a nurse at OHSU sends an audio diary.
We hear from two Black leaders about the policy changes they want to see right now. We get the latest on Oregon's coronavirus cases. And casinos across the state are reopening.
As state and local policies start to shift in terms of what’s legally allowed during the pandemic, public health experts weigh in on what to consider when we interact with others.
Emily Williams is a nurse working with COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit at OHSU Hospital.
It's important to talk to children about the protests and what's behind them. Also, what does community oversight of police look like in Portland? And what are your questions about coronavirus and safety?
We discuss some of the biggest news of the week. We talk about what coronavirus has meant for people in Oregon's prisons. Also, two African Americans who enjoy running discuss how they think about the sport after the death of Amaud Arbery.
Memorial Day weekend tested counties' reopening plans. We listen back to a conversation about whale behavior. And members of the Old Believers face particular challenges from this pandemic.
Craig Hill has been a TriMet bus driver for five years. He recorded an audio diary for “Think Out Loud” to provide a window into what it’s like for him to be at work during the coronavirus pandemic.
Local business leaders say POC-owned small businesses need aid. Sanctuaries for primates are particularly hard hit right now. A local high school student is creating see-through masks. And a TriMet bus driver tells us about his days.