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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Opinions and analysis on some of the biggest regional stories of the week. Also, an interview with a doctor who spent her career ministering to Portland's most vulnerable.
What leads young women who are living comfortable lives in the West to leave everything behind and join ISIS? That’s what the journalist Åsne Seierstad tried to find out.
Portland Police Chief Danielle Outlaw talks about police's response to a protest last weekend. Also, we hear from the SEIU and a public employee who recently settled a lawsuit with the union. And author Cindy Baldwin talks about being a mother with a chronic illness.
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We hear about a proposed new law which would punish people for summoning the police unnecessarily, firefighters battling multiple huge wildfires, Oregon's labor commissioner filing a complaint against legislative leaders, and a rent strike at Portland's Holgate Manor.
An update on the Substation Fire. Also, lawyer Jason Kafoury is representing 5 clients who faced racial discrimination in local stores. We listen back to a discussion with Buddhist Scholar Thupten Jinpa about his book on compassion.
This hour we discuss: the confirmation of a 9th Circuit judge, homeless arrests, free speech in high school and 16 patients with brain injuries in Washington.
Today we discuss: meteorite fragments recovered from the Washington coast, problems with the Oregon medical marijuana market and the immigration detainees at Federal prison in Sheridan.
Tolls are coming for I-5 and I-205. What will they look like? Also, Wheeler County will soon be without law enforcement.And we'll get an update on a guilty plea in a faith healing case as well as the Klamathon Fire.
OPB's Rob Manning discusses the controversy of arming college police. Also, we hear from the director and winner of InventOR, and Nancy Rommelmann joins us to talk about her new book "To The Bridge."
We listen back to an interview with Maj. Margaret Witt, whose lawsuit against the U.S. Air Force led to the fall of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," about her new book. We also revisit a conversastion with David J. Morris whose book, "The Evil Hours," relates his own experiences with post-traumatic stress disorder, and looks at the history and possible treatments for the condition.
We get a preview of this summer's music events, learn about a new artist residency program for people affected by gentrification and meet a county commissioner who underwent a gender transition while in office.
Stephanie Lourenco is the first transgender officer promoted to captain in Portland. A Supreme Court ruling on union fees may have a huge impact in Oregon. A Somali immigrant shares how yesterday's SCOTUS ruling affects his family. And Portland considers expunging renters' felony convictions.