Executive Producer, Think Out Loud
Sage Van Wing
Sage Van Wing is the executive producer of Oregon Public Broadcasting's daily talk show, "Think Out Loud."
She has produced daily news programs at other NPR affiliate stations Vermont Public Radio, KUOW in Seattle and KQED in San Francisco.
She graduated from Stanford University with a degree in anthropology.
While in Vermont, she became an expert sledder. While in Seattle, she learned to bike in the rain. Sage hopes someday to become an expert taxidermist.
A local high school freshman is a finalist in a national science challenge. Malheur County has included food drives in their emergency planning. And a new smartphone keyboard allows users to type in a Native language.
A group wants to create a memorial for Oregon's only documented lynching. The arts center in Baker City is getting creative during the pandemic. And we listen back to a conversation with a woman who swam nearly the entire way around Sauvie Island.
Masks are now required indoors throughout the state. Lincoln County faced backlash for their mask rule. Deschutes County now has a safe gun storage program. And a Portland teen is working for Black liberation globally.
The legislature starts a special session today. And Portland faith leaders react to protests against police violence.
We look ahead to the Juneteenth celebrations in Oregon, ask what the state's Office of Emergency Management has learned from the pandemic so far and hear analysis and opinions on some big news stories from the week.
Investigative journalism tells a new story about Oregon timber. Racism takes a psychological toll. And we talk about how Astoria is coping with COVID-19.
Multnomah County will not reopen yet. Notable Oregonians offer commencement advice to the class of 2020. And we get opinions and analysis on the week's news.
Portland's Independent Police Review explains their police oversight work. The president of Wilson High School's Black Student Union reflects on this moment. And new rules from the state attempt to make farmworkers less vulnerable to the coronavirus.
We hear from two Black leaders about the policy changes they want to see right now. We get the latest on Oregon's coronavirus cases. And casinos across the state are reopening.
The president of Portland's police union joins us. Also, the Oregon Employment Department has a new director. And, will Portland change it's approach to homeless shelters after re-opening?
We discuss some of the biggest news of the week. We talk about what coronavirus has meant for people in Oregon's prisons. Also, two African Americans who enjoy running discuss how they think about the sport after the death of Amaud Arbery.