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.
We get opinions and analysis on some of the biggest regional stories of the week. And we hear from two authors who have written books for young readers about the Syrian civil war and refugee crisis.
A Bend startup alleges sexism at the Consumer Electronics Show. One Portland neighborhood has two competing neighborhood groups. A play re-imagines Shakespeare's "Richard III" in High School.
A new report highlights the danger of children working in agriculture. A police officer in Oregon City spends his work hours helping the homeless. And a plan to eliminate damaged and underused books at the Salem library has been halted.
The bike tax isn't bringing in the money it was supposed to. Sen. Jeff Merkley visited a tent encampment at the border. A Washington couple just finished a new hiking loop. And we get the latest business news.
How can Oregon Christmas trees be adapted to a changing climate? How are plans for responding to a major earthquake changing? Also, Washington schools are becoming more diverse, but not its teachers.
Oregon is experiencing a shortage of nursing faculty in programs around the state. A methanol plant is coming to the Port of Kalama. And we sit down with author Alicia Jo Rabins.
Affordable housing will replace a former Portland strip club. Operation Welcome Home will use state lottery funds for veteran services. Portland Public Schools considers increasing police presence.
A school district responds to student deaths by suicide. Daniel Nguyen is the first person of color on Lake Oswego's city council. We ask listeners: Do you prefer real or artificial Christmas trees?
A new report tracks indigenous women murdered in urban areas. The Violence Against Women Act will expire this month unless Congress takes action. Popular Columbia River Gorge trails reopen after the fire.
We talk with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown about her budget and hear from state Rep. Greg Barreto on the GOP's priorities. A retired engineer from Hood River visits the caravan at the border.
Columbia sportswear says the President's tariffs won't move manufacturing back to the states. Mercy Corps is helping with humanitarian efforts in Yemen. A local evangelical group is sending a policy paper to the UN Climate Change summit.
Crabbers in California and Oregon are suing fossil fuel companies. An OSU professor offered expertise to NASA's Mars InSight mission. And we talk about the future of the Independent Party of Oregon.
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Oregon officials aren't publishing timely reports on the deaths of children in their care. A Portland nonprofit offers legal aid to homeless youth. The cannabis industry isn't as green as you think.
We get a lesson in blockchain and check in with the Oregon Christmas tree that's heading to the U.S. capitol. And, we sit down with journalist Fox Butterfield to learn about an Oregon crime family.