Frequently Asked Questions

*Is Destination DIY a “how to” show?*

No. Destination DIY is a show about people. The purpose of the show is to showcase stories about people with an innovative and creative approach to life. It is not explicitly instructional, but we do hope it’s inspirational.

*Where do you get your ideas?*

From all over the place! We get ideas from fascinating articles in publications we love, from people with ideas we find intriguing, from listener suggestions and from our own imagination.

*Will you talk about what I’m doing on your show?*

That depends. What are you doing? Is it creative and innovative? Is there a good story about why and how you’re doing it?

*How can radio stations access Destination DIY if we want to air the show?*

Stations can license Destination DIY episodes through PRX, the Public Radio Exchange. For more details, email julie@destinationdiy.org

*Where does Destination DIY get its funding?*

The show is funded through a combination of listener donations, sponsorship from small businesses and community-minded organizations as well as licensing fees from radio stations. Funding also comes in part from host and producer Julie Sabatier’s extracurricular radio work.

*Is Destination DIY funded by Oregon Public Broadcasting?*

Licensing fees paid by OPB make up less than 3% of the overall budget for the show. The station also provides studio space for Destination DIY on a limited basis.

*How can I become a sponsor of Destination DIY?*

Thank you for asking! If you are an individual, you can make a donation here. If your organization or business would like to sponsor Destination DIY, please email julie@destinationdiy.org

*What else does Julie Sabatier do on the radio?*

In addition to hosting and producing Destination DIY, Julie is a producer for Think Out Loud on Oregon Public Broadcasting. Her radio features have appeared on a number of public radio shows.

Frequently Asked Questions

*Is Destination DIY a “how to” show?*

No. Destination DIY is a show about people. The purpose of the show is to showcase stories about people with an innovative and creative approach to life. It is not explicitly instructional, but we do hope it’s inspirational.

*Where do you get your ideas?*

From all over the place! We get ideas from fascinating articles in publications we love, from people with ideas we find intriguing, from listener suggestions and from our own imagination.

*Will you talk about what I’m doing on your show?*

That depends. What are you doing? Is it creative and innovative? Is there a good story about why and how you’re doing it?

*How can radio stations access Destination DIY if we want to air the show?*

Stations can license Destination DIY episodes through PRX, the Public Radio Exchange. For more details, email julie@destinationdiy.org

*Where does Destination DIY get its funding?*

The show is funded through a combination of listener donations, sponsorship from small businesses and community-minded organizations as well as licensing fees from radio stations. Funding also comes in part from host and producer Julie Sabatier’s extracurricular radio work.

*Is Destination DIY funded by Oregon Public Broadcasting?*

Licensing fees paid by OPB make up less than 3% of the overall budget for the show. The station also provides studio space for Destination DIY on a limited basis.

*How can I become a sponsor of Destination DIY?*

Thank you for asking! If you are an individual, you can make a donation here. If your organization or business would like to sponsor Destination DIY, please email julie@destinationdiy.org

*What else does Julie Sabatier do on the radio?*

In addition to hosting and producing Destination DIY, Julie is a producer for Think Out Loud on Oregon Public Broadcasting. Her radio features have appeared on a number of public radio shows.

About:

Destination DIY is an independently produced public radio show and podcast bringing you stories about all kinds of creativity.

Taking the DIY lens beyond home improvement and crafts, we explore all kinds of ways people are working with limited resources to create rather than consume the world around them. Destination DIY blends recorded field sound, in-studio interviews and personal narration to create an arc that takes listeners on a journey and brings them back inspired.