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...

  • Manager of Digital News

    Andrew edits and posts MPBN news stories to the website and social media platforms and occasionally fills in for Barbara Cariddi as This Day in Maine host, in addition to myriad other news- and content-related roles.

    Prior to joining...

  • New Media News & Content Producer

    Barbara grew up in Biddeford, Maine. She earned a master’s in public administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and a bachelor’s in English from the University of Southern Maine.

    After stints as a lobsterwoman,...

  • Manager of Digital Media

    Chris is currently the Manager of Digital Media for MPBN, a position he's held since 2008. Proior to that, he was co-creator and executive producer of the historical documentary series ...

  • Education Program Coordinator

    Dave's work is focused on telling stories about teaching and learning from Maine's classrooms. A Massachusetts native — but a Mainer for 30 years — he's worked as a newspaper reporter and editor, commercial fisherman, freelance video producer...

  • 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 B.A. 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...

  • Executive Producer - Maine Calling

    Jonathan was born in Monsey, New York. A field trip to Washington, DC when he was in 7th grade started him on his circuitous path to a career in public radio. The trip inspired a love of politics and led to his desire to one day call DC home....

  • Director, News & Public Affairs

    Keith Shortall 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...

  • MPBN’s 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...

  • President & CEO

    Mark Vogelzang was named CEO and President of the Maine Public in January 2012. He leads a staff of 85 employees at four locations, and reports to a statewide Board of Directors with an annual operating budget of over $12 million. The...

  • 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...

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