Producer, Think Out Loud
Julie Sabatier is a producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting's daily talk show, "Think Out Loud."
Julie joined the "Think Out Loud" team in 2008. She was also the creator and host of the public radio show and podcast "Rendered" until the show retired in 2015. Julie previously worked as the staff writer for Just Out, reported for Willamette Week, served as podcast producer for Bitch Magazine and produced stories for "The Splendid Table," NPR and "99% Invisible."
Julie graduated from Oberlin College with a bachelor’s degree in English. She grew up in Baltimore, Maryland.
News | local | Think Out LoudOPB | Sept. 20, 2017 noon
We hear from Multnomah County Sheriff Mike Reese, U.S. Attorney for Oregon Billy Williams and Portland's Erika Preuitt, the first black president of the American Probation and Parole Association.
We learn about Oregon's Bill of Rights for children of incarcerated parents, a public records lawsuit filed against the Washington legislature and a new University of Oregon policy related to sexual assault allegations.
News | local | Think Out LoudOPB | Sept. 18, 2017 noon
Portland-area high schoolers discuss the punishment for the teen suspected of starting the Eagle Creek Fire. Also, we talk to a woman who was evacuated from her house near Brookings for over a month. Plus, an opinion about anti-Californian sentiment.
Portland City Commissioner Dan Saltzaman made a surprise announcement — he won't run for reelection next year.
Portland's Mayor Ted Wheeler discusses Amazon, freeway widening, and more. Also, we learn more about type 1 diabetes. And we celebrate the career of Steve Amen, host of "Oregon Field Guide."
News | local | Think Out LoudOPB | Sept. 8, 2017 noon
Fires, earthquakes and hurricanes ... we hear about a different potential disaster: Portland's old levee system. Also, we learn about a group that helps people get rid of tattoos, and we get analysis from our news roundtable.
Economy | Nation | Environment | Politics | History | News | NW Life | Northwest Wildfires 2017OPB | Sept. 7, 2017 2:56 p.m.
OPB political reporters Jeff Mapes and Chris Lehman join host Julie Sabatier to talk about the political, financial, and environmental complexities of wildfire.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is under pressure to reduce the state’s liability for the public pension system.
Students are advocating for more classroom discussions about race and privilege. Also, we sit down with Oregon Health Authority's new director, and our news roundtable takes up some big stories of the week.
News | Health | Think Out LoudOPB | Aug. 31, 2017 noon
How accurate are federal vaccination numbers for Oregon? Also, we hear voices from the front lines of wildfires burning across the state, and we take a trip to the OSU Surimi School in Astoria.
We discuss The Oregonian/OregonLive's reporting about sexual misconduct at Portland Public Schools, efforts to address housing for Oregon's foster youth, and the issue of lead in Portland houses. We also hear from a tattoo artist who works with breast-cancer survivors.
News | local | History | Think Out LoudOPB | Aug. 29, 2017 noon
We discuss the sudden death of Portland tech entrepreneur Sam Blackman, and documentarians Ken Burns and Lynn Novick preview their 10-part series about the Vietnam War.
We discuss Portland's ability to ban local fossil fuel infrastructure, the first comprehensive survey of American workers, and the Oregon Supreme Court decision to lower the score needed to pass the state bar exam.
What is the kicker, anyway? And what does it mean for you?
News | Nation | Think Out LoudOPB | Aug. 24, 2017 noon
How do you use parks? Also, a Portland bookstore hosts Drag Queen Story Time, and the community court program in Eugene tries to help people arrested for crimes associated with homelessness.
There are not many options for legal assistance for immigrants in the Eugene area. Irrigators in Oregon and Washington are calling on the so-called "God Squad" to keep Snake River dams from coming down. Also, the kicker.
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