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.
The news roundtable will take up some of the biggest news of the week, including the upcoming protest in Portland. We'll also hear from the community advisory board to the Portland Police.
How might Oregon residents be affected by new federal rules on public benefits? What's it like to raise yaks in the Northwest? Also, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival has a new Artistic Director.
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.
Oregon is falling behind on earthquake preparedness. Students build a totem pole at a Eugene high school. Portland hosts the African American Footwear Forum.
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.
We hear about the origins of the word "oops," teaching young kids about agriculture, and get some opinions and analysis of the week's news.
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.
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What does the sale of the Bend Bulletin mean for Central Oregon? A new ordinance in Eugene outlaws camping on parking strips. Plus, we learn about the history of the piano.
We hear about the Oregon's longest-serving Senate president, talk about some of the biggest news of the week and talk with Debra Gwartney about her new book, a blending of pioneer history and memoir.
A new bronze sculpture in Joseph, Oregon, is made by a Native American artist. We get opinions and analysis on the news of the week. And we listen back to an interview about artistic vending machines.