People

  • Statewide News Reporter

    A.J. came to Maine Public Radio in August 2007 after a stint as a staff writer for Blethen Maine Newspapers. His news coverage for the Kennebec Journal in Augusta also appeared in the Waterville Morning Sentinel, the Portland Press Herald and...

  • News Producer

    Ed is a Maine native who spent his early childhood in Livermore Falls before moving to Farmington. He graduated from Mount Blue High School in 1970 before going to the University of Maine at Orono where he received his BA in...

  • News Reporter and Producer

    A Columbia University graduate, Fred began his journalism career as a print reporter in Vermont, then came to Maine Public in 2001 as its political reporter, as well as serving as a host for a variety of Maine Public Radio and Maine Public...

  • Morning Edition Producer

    Irwin was born and reared in New York City and, while he never hiked miles to school, he did walk up six flights of stairs every day to the apartment his family lived in until he was nearly 19. Irwin remains a lover of subway rides, egg creams,...

  • News Producer

    Jennifer Mitchell studied Music, English and Anthropology at Oberlin College and Conservatory in Ohio. She has worked as News Director for Peninsula Public Radio in Homer, Alaska, and served as news producer in Bangor for Maine Public Radio in...

  • Public Affairs Host & Producer

    Jennifer walked into her college radio station as a 17-year-old freshman and never looked back. Even though she was terrified of the microphone back then — and spoke into it as little as possible — she loved the studio, the atmosphere and, most...

  • News and Public Affairs Director

    Keith is Maine Public’s News and Public Affairs Director. He grew up in Thomaston, Maine, and graduated from Bowdoin College in 1982, majoring in philosophy. He began his career in commercial broadcasting in Portland, before moving to Maine...

  • Maine Public Political Correspondent

    Journalist Mal Leary spearheads Maine Public's news coverage of politics and government and is based at the State House.

    A lifelong journalist and Maine native, Mal has worked as both a reporter and editor in broadcast and in print, in...

  • All Things Considered/Maine Things Considered producer/host

    Nora is originally from the Boston area but has lived in Chicago, Michigan, New York City and at the northern tip of New York state. Nora began working in public radio at Michigan Radio in Ann Arbor and has been an on-air host, a reporter, a...

  • News Producer

    Patty is a graduate of the University of Vermont and a multiple award-winning reporter for Maine Public Radio. Her specialty is health coverage: from policy stories to patient stories, physical health to mental health and anything in between....

  • Education News Producer

    Robbie grew up in New Hampshire, but has since written stories for radio stations from Washington, DC, to a fishing village in Alaska. Robbie graduated from the University of Maryland and got his start in public radio at the Transom Story...

  • Music Director/Host of Morning Classical Music

    Robin is a native Oregonian from the “other” Portland, living most recently in Washington State where she was the Music Director for 23 years with Northwest Public Radio. Since accepting the position of Music Director with Maine Public Radio,...

  • Chief Political Correspondent and State House Bureau Chief

    Steve has been a journalist for nearly two decades, specializing in the coverage of politics and state government. His work has been recognized by the Maine Press Association and the New England Newspaper and Press Association for investigative...

  • Deputy News Director

    Susan is the deputy news director who handles assignments and planning by the news staff. She’s also a general assignment reporter who began her career at Maine Public Radio working at the State House in 1992, and still loves the work, which...