We invite local professionals in media, journalism, and community organizing to visit our program and teach a course in a number of subjects. Our roster of guests and mentors include:

Alex Ward, Radio Producer of the Popoganda podcast and Sounds Like Pictures.

Andi Zeisler, Founder of Bitch Media.

Andre Middleton, Director of Equity and Digital Inclusion at Portland Community Media.

Cambria Matlow, Local Filmmaker and Director of The Woodsrider.

Doug Whyte, Executive Director of the Hollywood Theatre.

Deena Prichep, freelance print and radio journalist, featured on NPR and PRI.

Erin Yanke, Director of Programs at KBOO and Director of Arresting Power.

Jefferson Smith, Executive Director at XRAY.FM, Host of Xray in the Morning.

Jemma Brown, Associate Producer at The Moth.

Jodi Darby, Local Filmmaker and Director of Arresting Power.

Joe Van Eeckhout, Photojournalist and Filmmaker based in Nairobi, Kenya, work featured in Vice Sports.

John Sepulvado, former Host of OPB's Weekend Edition.

Jonathan Marrs, Filmmaker and Owner at Atelier Pictures.

Laura Hadden, Producer and Editor at Live Wire Radio, Producer at Wage/Working.

Matt Martin, Local Filmmaker.

Nancy Rommelman, Freelance Writer with work in LA Weekly, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, and other publications.

Peter Frick Wright, Freelance Writer and Producer of Science of Survival, Outside Magazine's podcast.

Phoebe Flaniganindependent audio producer, work featured on Slate, OPB's State of Wonder and Think Out Loud.

Robbie Carver, Producer of Science of Survival, Outside Magazine's podcast.

Sarah Mirk, Online Editor of Bitch Media and Host of the Popoganda podcast.

Sarina Fong, independent audio producer.

Skye Fitzgerald, Local filmmaker and Owner of Spin Film. Director of 50 Feet from Syria.

Tennessee Watson, Artist and Educator, Producer at Wage/Working, work featured in Reveal.

Tim Rooney, local Director and Instructor at Portland Community Media.

Filmed by our 2016 Summer Media Intern, Eve Felsenthal (Reed College 2017), this short film interviews a few of our guests and mentors from the Summer Documentary Program.