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.
A new plan for law enforcement response in Portland. Police cadets share their experiences. And legislative fixes for foster care.
The music industry has changed a lot in the 50 years that Portland record store Music Millennium has been open. We get an update on a hate crime murder trial that started this week. Also, two local comic book writers have set a new DC Comics series in the Pacific Northwest.
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How can art help kids learn about science? What does and updated version of The Grapes of Wrath have to teach us about America today? And a new bill would require schools to teach about genocide.
Ride-hailing companies are coming to Ashland. A Portland nonprofit has filed an amicus brief in the case challenging the Indian Child Welfare Act. And a refugee from Russia found his calling teaching English.
Residents of Elkton, Oregon, are likely to be without power for nearly a month. PNCA hosts an event to get more female artists into Wikipedia. A new pay equity law is in place, but what does it mean for businesses? And high schoolers teach an after-school program in Umatilla.
Eastern Multnomah County faces unique economic challenges. Washington school districts are struggling to cut from their budgets. And we talk with the head of Youth Villages in Oregon about different approaches to child welfare.
Oregon is the first state in the nation to enact rent control statewide. The Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble tells the stories of Maxville and Vanport. And we learn about the lives of early Chinese immigrants in Oregon.
Portland author Karen Thompson Walker's new book, "The Dreamers," tells of a world where sleep has become a contagious disease.
A newspaper from Oregon's Japanese community is being translated into English. A University of Oregon biologist who championed the scientific use of zebrafish gets an award. And a new audit shows progress in home care for elderly Oregonians.
A nonprofit in Tennessee has had success keeping kids in their homes and out of foster care with support. We learn more about that model. Also, we get the latest business news and hear about 50 years of Portland State University's black studies department.
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We get opinions and analysis of the news of the week. Also, Oregon is sending foster youth to facilities with previous reports of abuse. And a new nonprofit in Hermiston will attempt to combat negative perceptions of Latinos.
Minneapolis has voted for a law that Oregon is considering, allowing triplexes in single-family neighborhoods. The teachers union says Oregon classrooms are in crisis. And a new study follows our resident gray whales.
Portland commissioners consider adding protections for non-religious people. An investigative series looks at Oregon schools' responses to head injuries. And a legislative proposal would open the primaries to unaffiliated voters.