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Ed Jahn

Executive Editor, Science and Environment

Ed Jahn is the Executive Editor for Science and Environment as well as the Executive Producer of OPB’s outdoor program, "Oregon Field Guide."

Ed is a long-time environmental journalist who served as a producer for "Oregon Field Guide" since 2000. He has earned the Edward R. Murrow award for his documentary work and has won 19 regional Emmy Awards in his career.

Ed also won the duPont-Columbia Award for Journalism in 2008 for his work on "The Silent Invasion" and was twice awarded a Society of Environmental Journalists Award for in-depth reporting on the environment.

Ed is a fellow with the Institutes for Journalism and Natural Resources and is an advocate and teacher of better science communication.


Jan Boyd

Director of Digital Strategy and Community Engagement

Jan Boyd is the director of digital strategy and community engagement at Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Jan has deep experience creating digital strategies for broadcasters. Her background includes launching digital products, building strong teams and producing award-winning editorial content.

Jan's work has been honored with an Edward R. Murrow award, as well as several Emmy and RTDNA awards, a Telly Award and multiple Emmy nominations.

Jan holds a degree from the University of Washington Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies and a master's degree from the University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business.

OPB Radio

Sarah Jane Rothenfluch

Executive Editor, News

Sarah Jane Rothenfluch is the executive editor of news for Oregon Public Broadcasting and the executive producer of OPB's weekly arts radio show, "State of Wonder."

Sarah was a part of OPB's daily talk show, "Think Out Loud," including many years as executive producer, from when the show launched in 2008 until early 2015. She moved to Portland from San Diego where she worked for the NPR and PBS affiliate, KPBS. During her three years there, she worked as the station's special projects producer and as the senior producer of the daily show, "These Days."

Originally from Canada, Sarah spent a number of years at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as a producer for numerous national shows, including "This Morning," "Sunday Morning" and "Richler on Radio." She also spent five years as a television field producer for "TVOntario."

Oregon Experience

Nadine Jelsing

Executive Producer, Oregon Experience

Nadine Jelsing is the executive producer of OPB original television series "Oregon Experience."

Before she came to OPB, Nadine got her start in television at KING-TV in Seattle and has more than 20 years experience working at television stations and production companies across the country.

Nadine has also worked on a number of other OPB productions including the educational media series, "Rediscovering Biology," before the launch of "Oregon Experience" in 2006.

She has received several awards for her work on the show including six regional Emmy Awards and a national Gracie Award.

A northwest native, Nadine is delighted to be a part of Oregon Experience telling stories and meeting wonderful people that have helped shape the state.

Oregon Art Beat

Jessica Martin

Executive Producer, Oregon Art Beat

Jessica Martin is the executive producer of OPB original television series "Oregon Art Beat."

Jessica has produced numerous local and national productions during her time at OPB, including the long-running outdoor series "Oregon Field Guide," "The Collectors" and "Neat Stuff."

Jessica's documentary work includes two award-winning films on aging, as well as two award-winning historical documentaries, "Rose City Remembered" and "The Three Rabbis."

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