Executive Producer, Think Out Loud
Sage Van Wing
Sage Van Wing is the executive producer of Oregon Public Broadcasting's daily talk show, "Think Out Loud."
She has produced daily news programs at other NPR affiliate stations Vermont Public Radio, KUOW in Seattle and KQED in San Francisco.
She graduated from Stanford University with a degree in anthropology.
While in Vermont, she became an expert sledder. While in Seattle, she learned to bike in the rain. Sage hopes someday to become an expert taxidermist.
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How does Portland relate to neighborhood watch programs? What can science fiction teach us about our world? Also, Ambassador Sondland responds to sexual misconduct allegations. And rapper who grew up in Warm Springs receives acclaim.
How do young Oregonians view the impeachment proceedings? Also, three women accuse Ambassador Sondland of inappropriate sexual conduct. And new data shows evidence of racial disparity in traffic stops by Portland Police Bureau and Hillsboro Police Department.
Seattle writer Lindy West's new book aims to reclaim the word "witches." Also, we get opinions an analysis on some of the biggest news of the week.
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The University of Oregon has a new Black Cultural Center. Fourth graders in Salem have started a school newspaper. A nonbinary person was denied a petition to change their gender in Lane County. And the Oregon Supreme Court held arguments in a high school.
Former Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice has written a new memoir called "Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For."
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An Oregon doctor is accused of implanting more than 100 patients with unnecessary pacemakers. A Lane County judge denied a person's request to legally change their gender to nonbinary. A West Linn paper mill has re-opened. And Grants Pass has a feral cat problem.
We get opinions and analysis of the week's biggest news. And we listen back to a conversation with veterans about what the phrase "thank you for your service" means to them.
New permits will be required to provide free food in public parks. Several Central Oregon newspapers have a new editor. And the Washington State Historical Society has hired a tribal liaison.
We talk about Washington state's recent election. Plus, a documentary filmmaker on why nail salon workers are overwhelmingly Vietnamese. A nonprofit wants to make the coffee industry better for workers and consumers.
Paul Knauls, known as the Mayor of NE Portland, reflects on his life and legacy. Also, a new exhibit highlights the history of ghost towns. And the Washington State Historical Society has hired a tribal liaison.
Kelp and other marine life are overwhelmed with purple sea urchins taking over the West Coast. The Hillsboro School District adds new topics to their sex education program, but some parents aren't happy with the changes. And we remember Columbia Sportswear's longtime chairwoman Gert Boyle.
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How does law enforcement respond to missing persons reports? How have tariffs affected one Northwest apple farmer? Also, we get opinions and analysis on the week's news.
The band The Slants plays its last show this weekend. A native rodeo rider from Oregon comes from a long family tradition. Metro wants to diversify construction crews on publicly funded projects. Readers are more likely to trust journalism that takes them somewhere.