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Our commitment to equity, inclusion and racial justice

We are building a better, more inclusive and responsive public service for all communities in our region, growing an OPB staff that reflects those communities, and creating a workplace where our employees of color feel safe, feel seen and can thrive.

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Our employee-led equity team was established in 2019, made up of members at all levels across OPB departments. They help lead the implementation of OPB’s equity and inclusion work, and ensure our DEI values are infused in our culture.

Equity Team Members

  • Emily Cureton Cook, Central Oregon Bureau Chief
  • Mary Curtis, Director of Accounting
  • Laura Dunn, Mail Clerk/Receptionist
  • Robyn El Kay, Associate Director, Audience Development
  • Lauren Elkanich, Director of Communications
  • Jenn Forristal, Manager, Volunteer Programs
  • Michael Hammerstrom, Market Research Analyst
  • Keller Henry, Radio Operations Coordinator
  • Ed Jahn, Executive Editor: Science and Environment
  • Mark Kajitani, Director of People & Culture
  • Kim Locke, Chief of Staff
  • Morgan McDonald, Audience Intelligence Strategist
  • Jonathan Newsome, Senior Director of Technology
  • Jocelyn Orr, Development Operations Coordinator
  • Meg Samples, KMHD Host/Producer
  • Shayna Schlosberg, Equity Leader
  • Courtney Sherwood, News Editor, Climate and Environment
  • Duane Smith, Chief Technology Officer and Vice President, Technology
  • Rachael Snow, Director, Membership Operations
  • Arya Surowidjojo, Executive Producer, Oregon Experience
  • Noah Thomas, Producer/Reporter, Oregon Field Guide
  • Lisa Wood, Announcer/Programming Coordinator