Jeff Douglas, Vice President, Local TV Production
Jeff Douglas - Vice President, Local TV Production
As Vice President of Local Production, Jeff Douglas heads up OPB's commitment to keeping the "Oregon" in Oregon Public Broadcasting.
He spent nine years as a reporter on the popular Oregon Field Guide series before becoming host and executive producer of Oregon Art Beat, a weekly Emmy award-winning television program about the arts in Oregon and southwest Washington.
He conceived the idea and served as executive producer of The Silent Invasion: An Oregon Field Guide Special highlighting the environmental and economic threat posed by invasive species.
The Silent Invasion
won a national duPont-Columbia award for outstanding journalism.
Douglas came to OPB from KGW-TV news where he spent 12 years as executive producer, assignment editor and producer.
In 1968, Douglas founded KINK radio where he served as program director for four years and then general manager until 1979.
, in addition to Oregon Field Guide and Oregon Art Beat
has produced several award-winning documentaries, including Hanford: Environmental Fallout and Oregon's Memorable Century.
Jeff Douglas, Co-Host
Jeff Douglas - Co-Host
You may know his
voice as narrator of many of the television productions at OPB
, or from his
nine years as a reporter on the popular Oregon Field Guide series.
Oregon Art Beat co-host Jeff Douglas originated the idea for a local program on Oregon arts and culture and served as Art Beat's first executive producer.
Douglas came to OPB from KGW-TV news where he spent 12 years.
As one of the founders of KINK radio in 1968, Douglas served as program director for three years before taking over as general manager.
As vice president of Local Production at OPB, Jeff Douglas has a strong commitment to keeping the "Oregon" in Oregon Public Broadcasting.
On the few days he
has any free time, Douglas plays golf badly or takes one of his
three canoes and explores Oregon's diverse waterways.