John Sepulvado

Weekend morning host for OPB

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Origin: Lemon Grove, Calif. Fact: Straight Talk starring Dolly Parton is one of the greatest films of all time. For those unfamiliar, Parton plays Dr. Shirlee, a call-in radio host who wins the h   More
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 AMY MILLER

Murmurs: Former Blazer Randolph Blasts Portland

Anybody got Civil War tickets?

A familiar local voice will soon be reporting from the escalating conflict between Israel and Gaza. Emily Harris, the former host of Oregon Public Broadcasting’s morning talk show Think Out Loud, ha   More
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Former OPB Host Headed Back to War Zone


Emily Harris, the former host of Oregon Public Broadcasting's morning talk show "Think Out Loud," has been hired by National Public Radio as its Jerusalem correspondent. Harris, who was forced out at OPB in June of 2011, confirmed her new job to WW this morning. She says she'll move from Portland to Jerusalem by the beginning of April 2013. "I'm super excited," Harris says. "It's a great opportunity, ...   More
Friday, November 16, 2012 AARON MESH

New Poll Shows Hales Up, Brady Down, Smith Second In Portland Mayoral Race (Updated)


A new poll by DHM Research shows Portland mayoral candidate Charlie Hales leading Eileen Brady and Jefferson Smith by a wider margin. KPTV and OPB News, which commissioned the poll, have published the results on their websites.The results, which show Smith steadily gaining share as Brady lags, show similar trends as an Oregonian/KGW poll released last week. But a SurveyUSA poll also released last week ...   More
Monday, May 14, 2012 COREY PEIN

Candidate for City Council, Feeling Ignored, Sues OPB


One of the long-shot candidates for Portland City Council has sued Oregon Public Broadcasting in small claims court for holding an on-air discussion between the leading candidates in the race—but failing to invite him.David Gwyther alleges in his suit that OPB owes him $2,012 for leaving him out of an April 16 "Think Out Loud" segment featuring Amanda Fritz and Mary Nolan, the frontrunners in the ...   More
Friday, May 4, 2012 ALEX TOMCHAK SCOTT

Aaron Mesh Talks Occupy Portland on OPB


WW reporter Aaron Mesh appeared on OPB's Think Out Loud program this morning. He was ostensibly there to talk about the Northwest Filmmakers Festival (you can read our full coverage on that here), but much of the discussion was about what's been happening at the Occupy camp since the city gave Occupiers their marching orders Thursday morning. ---In the interview, Mesh—who spent 48 living in the camp ...   More
Friday, November 11, 2011 by Ruth Brown

Emily Harris is Forced Out by Oregon Public Broadcasting As Host of OPB's Think Out Loud


Emily Harris, the host of Oregon Public Broadcasting's "Think Out Loud" morning talk show, says she's been asked to leave the show and the network by OPB's management.OPB made an abrupt announcement Tuesday morning, says only that Harris has already left and "is pursuing other opportunities." Morgan Holm, OPB’s vice president of news and public affairs, said that David Miller, the current on-line ...   More
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 by Brent Walth

OPB Radio Gets Cultural with Debut of "The Speakeasy"

Arts & Books
Oregon Public Broadcasting is gettin' cultural this holiday season with the debut of its hourlong radio show The Speakeasy, which sounds a little like a This American Life devoted to Portland music, food, sports, art and “urban exploring.” “We [wanted] to create a show devoted to all the reasons why people live in this corner of the world in the first place,” says Speakeasy producer and journalist ...   More
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

Kroger Tells OPB That Portland Should Rejoin JTTF

Oregon Attorney General John Kroger jumped into the discussion today over whether Portland should rejoin the federal Joint Terrorism Task Force. Kroger said this morning on OPB's Think Out Loud that it's better if "local police are at the table”when the feds are sorting through threats. The City Council is scheduled to decide on Feb. 24 whether to rejoin the task force, a question raised ...   More
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 HANK STERN


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