Opinion in a Pinch
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Our Team

meet our writers and artists

 
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Christian Trejbal

  • Founder of Opinion in a Pinch.

  • More than two decades of writing and editing opinion for publication.

  • Expertise in technology, data analysis, open government, health care, regional and national politics, and more.

  • Board of directors of the former Association of Opinion Journalists, now part of the American Society of News Editors.

  • Chaired AOJ's open government and technology committees.

  • Winner of multiple opinion writing awards.

  • Member of Phi Beta Kappa national liberal arts honorary society.

  • More information about Chris at linkedin.

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Dan Radmacher

  • Writer with Opinion in a Pinch.

  • More than two decades in journalism including as a columnist and editorial page editor for The Charleston Gazette, The Roanoke Times and The Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

  • Former-President of the Association of Opinion Journalists.

  • Winner of multiple editorial and column writing awards in three states.

  • Founding writer and editor of WritingLeft.com.

  • More information about Dan at linkedin.

 
 
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Dick Hughes

  • Writer with Opinion in a Pinch.

  • More than four decades experience in print, broadcast and online journalism including as longtime editorial page editor at the Statesman Journal in Salem, Ore.

  • National media consultant and conference speaker.

  • Board member of the National Conference of Editorial Writers, now part of the American Society of News Editors. Chaired the Innovations Committee.

  • Taught journalism for 20 years at Willamette University and Oregon State University.

  • Founder of Hughesisms, LLC, a storytelling company specializing in state government, politics, education and rural-urban divide.

  • More information about Dick at linkedin.

 
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Jackman Wilson

  • Writer with Opinion in a Pinch.

  • Four decades in journalism including nearly two decades as editorial page editor for The Register-Guard in Eugene, Ore.

  • Member of the Association of Opinion Journalists for 35 years.

  • Winner of many state and regional awards for reporting and editorial writing, including two-time winner of the Best of the West for editorial writing.

  • Specialties include government at all levels, the environment, economics and foreign affairs.

  • Graduate of the University of Oregon School of Journalism.

 
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Miriam Pepper

 
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Jake Fuller

  • Cartoonist for Opinion in a Pinch.

 
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Beau Woodward

  • Web designer for Opinion in a Pinch.