Julie Sabatier
Julie Sabatier

Julie Sabatier


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.

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A PPS sign at Franklin High School August 9, 2019.

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