Sheraz Sadiq is the managing producer of “Think Out Loud.” An award-winning producer and journalist who has created content for radio, television and the web, he started his career at KQED in San Francisco where he worked as a science producer and managed the production of a weekly news show while also reporting on breaking news stories and topics ranging from California wildfires to the cannabis industry. He is thrilled to now search for stories, characters and unforgettable experiences within the mosaic of the Pacific Northwest.
Oregonians earn scholarship to help make backcountry skiing more accessible and inclusive
The SheJumps Snowpack Avalanche Scholarship is awarded each year to 12 recipients to foster greater inclusivity, a sense of community and skills building for women in backcountry skiing.
Oregon Coast Aquarium develops treatment plan to save sick and injured sea stars, including one to get federal protection
Staff at the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport spent two years developing a treatment program to rehabilitate and save sea stars, including ones afflicted by a fatal wasting disease.
Understanding what’s behind a shrinking population of endangered killer whale
A team of international scientists have discovered differences in the foraging behaviors of southern and northern resident killer whales which may help explain why the outlook for the survival of the former looks so grim
New study highlights opioid overdose risk following release from Oregon prisons
A new study by a team of scientists at Oregon State University, Oregon Health & Science University and the Oregon Department of Corrections found that people released from Oregon prisons were 10 times more likely to overdose on opioids than the general population.
How kangaroo gut bacteria could help cut a potent source of greenhouse gas emissions
A bacteria found in the gut of kangaroos could prove effective in reducing methane emissions from dairy cows and cattle, according to new research from scientists at Washington State University.
A conversation with Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek on education, affordable housing and the hardest thing about her new job
"Think Out Loud" host Dave Miller talked with Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek about homelessness, affordable housing, education and other top challenges facing the state.
How melting Arctic sea ice is affecting the migration patterns of bowhead whales
Oregon State University scientists have revealed how melting Arctic sea ice due to climate change has been changing the migration patterns of bowhead whales.
National ethics competition comes to Portland
The Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl is coming to Portland. We hear from an organizer and a student competing in the two-day event in which 36 colleges and universities will participate.
Portland organizations organize earthquake relief efforts in Turkey and Syria
We hear how two Portland-based organizations, Mercy Corps and Oregon Turkish American Association, are helping organize relief efforts to the victims of the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria.
‘Portraits in Red’ portray missing and murdered Indigenous people and the loved ones they left behind
An Indigenous artist has created "Portraits in Red," a series of painted portraits of missing and murdered Indigenous people. An exhibit featuring 40 of these portraits is on display in Newport.