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General Contact Information

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Leadership Team

Lisa DeSisto is the Chief Executive Officer of Maine Trust for Local News, the state’s largest media network. She oversees the companies that publish the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, Morning Sentinel, Kennebec Journal, Sun Journal, Forecaster newspapers, western Maine weeklies, Times Record, and Mainely Media weeklies.

Lisa sits on the board of the Associated Press, Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Foundation and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Maine. Lisa hosts a bi-monthly live event; “Like A Boss” where she interviews other Maine CEOs on their leadership principles.

Before joining Masthead Maine in November 2012, Lisa spent 17 years at The Boston Globe where she served as Chief Advertising Officer and General Manager for Boston.com. Lisa is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and lives with her family and a herd of alpacas in North Yarmouth.

Connect with Lisa:
(207) 791-6630
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Stefanie serves on the leadership team at Maine Trust for Local News as Chief of Staff. She was previously vice president of consumer revenue and was responsible for the distribution and marketing of the company’s products and services. Stefanie Manning joined MTLN in May 2013, after 20+ years of marketing experience at prominent multi-media brands including New York Magazine, SELF Magazine, Newsweek, BusinessWeek and O, The Oprah Magazine.

Stefanie’s connection to Maine is by marriage – she and her husband Tom restored, renovated and reopened the Miss Portland Diner in 2008. Stefanie also produces Harvest on the Harbor, Portland’s annual food & drink festival. She is a 1989 graduate of Ohio University and lives in Cape Elizabeth.

Connect with Stefanie:
(207) 791-6201
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Matt Fulton joined Maine Trust for Local News as Vice President of Digital Development in October 2013 from local digital agency, Kemp Goldberg, where he was the technical lead working on a variety of development/design projects for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to local Maine brands. Matt previously worked at the Boston Globe where he served as manager of advertising technology and also as sales development manager. He also has the experience of working at a start-up in the e-reader space.

The Maine Trust for Local News Product and Audience team is responsible for the development, functionality, and user-experience for all of our digital products including our websites, replica editions, mobile sites, and additional digital products. The team is also responsible for circulation, consumer marketing, serving digital ads, newsletters and the promotion of METLN journalism.

Matt and his wife live in North Yarmouth with their three young children.

Connect with Matt:
(207) 791-6631
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Jody, a Lewiston native with more then 30 years of advertising, marketing and business development experience, started working at the Sun Journal as a part time employee taking classified ads in 1988. She has worked as the telephone room supervisor, executive sales assistant, marketing assistant, account executive, advertising administrative manager and vice president of sales.

In 2008 she was appointed advertising director and was named Vice President for Advertising in April 2018. In her current publisher role she oversees all properties in the community news division, including The Advertiser Democrat, Bethel Citizen, Franklin Journal, Livermore Falls Advertiser, The Rangeley Highlander, The Rumford Falls Times, The Forecasters, American Journal, Lakes Region Weekly, Scarborough Leader, South Portland Sentry, Biddeford Courier, Kennebunk Post and The Times Record.

Connect with Jody:
(207) 689-2913
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Andrew joined the IT department at the Sun Journal in 2009 and was named director of the team in 2019.

Andrew started his career in PC repair and customer service right of high school at Dunlap Corp in Auburn. His IT philosophy comes from his time at Dunlap, where the motto was, “We start by listening.” Andrew believes IT customer service starts by listening to fully understand a problem before providing solutions.

Andrew is an alumni of Central Maine Community College and the University of Maine at Augusta.

Connect with Andrew:
(207) 689-2820
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Mike became the group director of production for Maine Trust for Local News in 2021.

Mike graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a degree in newspaper production management. He previously worked as the Vice President of operations and circulation at the Providence Journal, and held positions at the Gaston Gazette in North Carolina, Rand Whitney in Lowell, Massachusetts and Custom & Miller Box in Pawtucket, R.I., as well as a prior stint at the Press Herald from 2010 to 2015. He returned to the Press Herald in 2021.

He and his wife have been married for 32 years and have a son in the area. His hobbies are wide-ranging and include shooting civil war era guns in competition, astrophotography, miniature wargaming and restoring old computers to working condition.

Connect with Mike:
(207) 791-6095
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The focus of the Business Development group is to create and maximize advertising revenue opportunities for our sales teams.

Allison’s team leverages all METLN properties and capabilities to create new sales opportunities broadly, as well as develop strategic, creative solutions to meet individual client needs. In addition, she oversees the Branded Content Studio, which creates sponsored content for advertisers across all platforms, and the Live Events team, which hosts experiences to deepen the connection between our newsrooms, readers and sponsors.

Allison came to the Press Herald after nine years at The Boston Globe. After living in downtown Boston, she was eager for green space, visible stars at night and a yard for her dog.

Connect with Allison:
(207) 791-6209
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Courtney leads and supports a dynamic sales team that connects advertisers to readers and supports our journalistic mission. Her team develops custom, integrated campaigns across our suite of publications and websites that produce results for our clients.

Courtney moved to Maine in 1991 thinking she would stay two to three years before heading back West, where she was born, but fell in love with the people and the place.

Connect with Courtney:
(207) 791-6203
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Newsroom

Steve Greenlee, Executive editor
Steve joined the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram as Managing Editor in July 2012 and became Executive Editor in December 2021. This is his second tour of duty with the company. Steve was hired from The Boston Globe, where he spent 12 years in a number of roles, including Editor of Page One Features. At the Globe, Steve was key in reshaping Page One, transforming the features sections and launching new sections. He led a team of award-winning reporters and editors whose work received national acclaim. Before joining the Globe, Steve held a variety of positions at the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram from 1993 to 2000, including features editor, city editor, night city editor and City Hall reporter. Prior to that, he was the City Hall reporter at The Day, an award-winning newspaper in New London, Conn.

A native of Warwick, R.I., Steve is a 1991 graduate of the University of Rhode Island. Steve is also a jazz critic, musician and runner who has competed in every Beach to Beacon 10K since 2007. He and his wife have three children.

Connect with Steve:
(207) 791-6301
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Nita Lelyveld, Managing editor
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(207) 791-6386
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State & Local News

John Richardson, Deputy managing editor / News editor
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(207) 791-6324
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Julia Arenstam, City editor
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(207) 791-6389
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Pat Horne, Night city editor
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(207) 791-6381
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Business

Meg Robbins, Business editor
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(207) 621-5623
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Sports
Don Coulter, Sports editor
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(207) 791-6410
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Bob Aube, Assistant sports editor
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(207) 791-6428
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Features
Leslie Bridgers, Features editor
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(207) 791-6364
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Peggy Grodinsky, Food editor
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(207) 791-6453
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Editorial
Siobhán Brett, Opinion editor
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(207) 791-6437
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Sarah Collins, Assistant editorial page editor
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(207) 791-6322
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Online
Katherine Lee, Web editor
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(207) 791-6302
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Photography
Michele McDonald, Photo editor
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(207) 791-6434
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Night Desk
Steve Ericson, Copy desk chief
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(207) 791-6321
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Emily Allen, Courts & justice
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(207) 791-6457
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Grace Benninghoff, Portland city hall
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(207) 791-6618
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Randy Billings, State government, politics
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(207) 791-6346
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Lana Cohen, Education
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(207) 791-6081
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Gillian Graham, General assignment
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(207) 791-6315
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Dennis Hoey, Nights, general assignment
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(207) 791-6365
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Joe Lawlor, Health care, social services
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(207) 791-6376
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Rachel Ohm,State government, politics
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(207) 791-6388
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Penelope Overton, Climate change and environment
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(207) 791-6463
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Eric Russell, General assignment
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(207) 791-6344
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John Terhune Public safety
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(207) 780-9106
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Kelley Bouchard, Retail, transportation, economy, tourism, agriculture
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(207) 791-6328
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Hannah LaClaire, Housing/real estate, cannabis, health care, insurance
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(207) 504-8238
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Kay Neufeld, Labor/workforce, fisheries/lobster, trade/waterfront
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(207) 464-8126
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Stephen Singer, Energy and utilities
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(207) 689-2977
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Steve Craig
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(207) 791-6413
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Glenn Jordan
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(207) 791-6425
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Travis Lazarczyk
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(207) 861-9242
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Drew Bonifant
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(207) 660-1253
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Tim Cebula, Food
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(207) 791-6156
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Megan Gray Arts & culture
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(207) 791-6327
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Aimsel Ponti, Music
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(207) 791-6455
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Ray Routhier, Pop culture, general assignment
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(207) 791-6454
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Advertising

Courtney Spencer, VP of Advertising
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(207) 791-6203
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Allison McCann, VP of Business Development
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(207) 791-6209
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DJ Martin, Director of Advertising
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(207) 791-6161
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Mackenzie Gregory, Business Development Manager
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(207) 791-6207
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Photographers

Gregory Rec, Chief photographer
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Jill Brady
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Derek Davis
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John Ewing
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Ben McCanna
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Shawn Patrick Ouellette
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Joel Page
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Brianna Soukup
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Carl D. Walsh
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Online/Graphic Arts

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Dari Alpi, Copy editor
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Amber Carter, Copy editor
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Carol Semple, Copy editor
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Graphic Arts
Jake Laws, Graphic Artist
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Reader Services

Deb Sayer, News assistant
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(207) 791-6308
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Community News Division

Jody Jalbert, Publisher

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(207) 689-2913
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American Journal, Biddeford-Saco-Old Orchard Beach Courier, Kennebunk Post, Lakes Region Weekly, Northern Forecaster, Portland Forecaster, Scarborough Leader, South Portland Sentry

Amy Canfield, Managing editor

Connect with Amy:
(207) 780-9086
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Dan King, Editor

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(207) 791-6324
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Dina Mendros, Editor

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(207) 791-6389
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Michael Hoffer, Sports editor

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(207) 780-9104
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Bailey Fuchs-Arnold, Copy editor

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(207) 780-9088
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Eloise Goldsmith, Reporter – Courier/Post

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(207) 780-9018
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Drew Johnson, Reporter – Leader/Sentry

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(207) 241-9206
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Robert Lowell, Reporter – American Journal

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(207) 780-9089
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Mikayla Patel, Reporter – Portland Forecaster

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(207) 780-9033
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Sydney Richelieu, Reporter – Northern Forecaster

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(207) 689-2851
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Advertising & Circulation

David Clark, Advertising Director – Southern Maine Weeklies

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(207) 780-9002
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Janet Allen, Media consultant – Forecasters

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(207) 689-2857
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Cyndy Bell, Media consultant – Forecasters

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(207) 780-9091
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Sharon Binette, Media consultant – Post

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(207) 780-9022
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Cindy Castaline, Media consultant – Leader/Sentry

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(207) 780-9019
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Sue Dufour, Media consultant – Courier

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(207) 780-9023
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Ryan Polce, Media consultant – Forecasters

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(207) 689-2955
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Mark Hews, Distribution manager

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(207) 344-6365
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Nick McCrea, Editor

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(207) 504-8222
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Bill Stewart, Sports editor

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(207) 621-5640
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Kristian Moravec, Reporter – Brunswick, Bath

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(207) 504-8216
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Paul Bagnall, Reporter

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(207) 689-2891
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Advertising

Dennis Gears, Midcoast Sales Director – Topsham, Lisbon, Freeport, Harpswell

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(207) 504-8270
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Mark Shipsey, Senior media consultant – Brunswick

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(207) 504-8254
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Michelle Bickford, Media consultant – Bath, Woolwich, Phippsburg, Lincoln County

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(207) 504-8234
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Advertiser Democrat, Bethel Citizen, Franklin Journal, Livermore Falls Advertiser, Rangeley Highlander, Rumford Falls Times

Anne Sheehan, Managing editor

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(207) 780-9076
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Bruce Farrin, Editor – Rumford Falls Times

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(207) 689-2984
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Stephanie Dellavalle, Editor – Rangeley Highlander

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(207) 864-3756
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Nicole Carter, Reporter – Advertiser Democrat

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(207) 780-9077
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Pam Harnden, Reporter – Livermore Falls Advertiser

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(207) 780-9051
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Marianne Hutchinson, Reporter – Rumford Falls Times

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(207) 689-2809
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Rose Lincoln, Reporter – Bethel Citizen

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(207) 743-0748
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Brian Ponce, Reporter – Franklin Journal

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(207) 689-2893
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Rebecca Richard, Reporter – Franklin Journal

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(207) 780-9021
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Advertising

Mike Blanchet, Advertising director – Western Maine Weeklies

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(207) 482-0759
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Matt Guerette, Media consultant – Franklin Journal, Livermore Falls Advertiser, Rumford Falls Times

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(207) 780-9056
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Kayla Williams, Media consultant – Advertiser Democrat

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(207) 689-2854
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