Meet the Staff
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."
Videographer and Editor, Oregon Art Beat
Tom Shrider is a videographer and editor for Oregon Public Broadcasting's arts documentary show, Oregon Art Beat.
Tom has worked at OPB since 1980, and has seen it change from a sleepy local station to a nationally known production house.
He won a regional Emmy in 2001 for his videography and editing on "The Oregon Story" about Halfway, Oregon.
He loves gardening and travel.
Senior Videographer and Editor, Oregon Field Guide, Oregon Art Beat
Greg Bond is a senior staff videographer and editor at Oregon Public Broadcasting.
Greg has worked on several local programs including OPB's documentary shows Oregon Field Guide and Oregon Art Beat. He was also a part of national PBS series like History Detectives and Time Team America, and his stories have appeared on NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.
Greg's background is in television news, and he's also worked on national education program videos that accompany school texts that teach French and Spanish to students and has experience in medical videography and photography as well.
Greg is a proud native Oregonian. He has a degree in journalism from the University of Oregon and an associate degree from Bellevue Community College.
Producer, Oregon Field Guide and Oregon Art Beat
Jule Gilfillan is an Emmy-winning producer for OPB's documentary shows, Oregon Art Beat and Oregon Field Guide.
Prior to joining OPB in 2010, Jule spent several years working in Los Angeles as an independent director, producer and writer, making television programs for NBC, MSNBC, HBO, Sundance, MTV, Planet Green, Discovery and others. She also wrote and directed several China-based films that showed at film festivals in New York, Telluride and Venice.
After earning her degree in Asian Studies from California State University and living in China for six years, Jule received her masters of fine arts in cinema and television production from University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts.
An Oregon native and an enthusiastic music lover, hiker and camper, Jule loves to explore the state's arts, culture and outdoors.
Producer, Oregon Art Beat
Eric Slade is an award-winning producer for Oregon Art Beat at Oregon Public Broadcasting
Prior to joining OPB, Eric worked as an independent producer for various OPB programs, including History Detectives, Art Beat and Essential Lens. He also has 15 years experience as a filmmaker in San Francisco. He produced two feature-length documentaries that won a combined eight Best Documentary awards, and a Golden Gate Award from the San Francisco International Film Festival.
Eric earned a bachelor of science from Emerson College in Boston.
Eric was born and raised in Portland.