Learn how Newspapers.com helped the Sun Journal celebrate its 175th anniversary by providing quick, easy access to millions of pages of our archives, making possible weekly stories about the famous headless skeleton murder from 1870 and much, much more.

Hear how we did it from the Sun Journal’s State House Reporter, Steve Collins – and discover how subscribers can take advantage of exclusive access to use the archives, too.

About Steve

Steve Collins

Steve Collins

A journalist since 1987, Steve Collins has worked for daily newspapers in New York, Connecticut and Maine. He has served as the State House reporter for the Sun Journal since 2016. Among his awards are the Society of Professional Journalists’ 2016 Ethics in Journalism Award and the I.F. Stone Whistle-Blower Award in 2015. And, last month, he was named the Maine Press Association’s Journalist of the Year. Collins is a founder and board president of Youth Journalism International, a charity that teaches students around the globe about news writing, media literacy and issues of the day. His wife, Jackie Majerus-Collins, serves as its executive director. Born in Massachusetts, he grew up in a military family that took him to Norway, Ohio and Virginia, where he earned a degree in history from the University of Virginia. He and Jackie live in Auburn. They have two adult children, two collies and not enough time.



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