Ed Morin

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 speech in 1974 with a broadcast concentration. It was during that time that he first became involved with public broadcasting. He served as an intern for what was then called MPBN TV and also did volunteer work for MPBN Radio.

After doing post-graduate work at Catholic University in Washington, DC, Ed took a full time job with the Maine Public Broadcasting Network in 1979 and has been with the company ever since. Ed works primarily as a news producer, although over the years he has produced a number of TV arts and public affairs programs as well as many radio arts and music programs. For many years Ed was the principal producer of Maine Stage. These days he is heard primarily as producer of Midday as well as Maine Things Considered newscast producer.

Ed counts among his passions music, sports and family, not necessarily in that order. He sort of plays piano and guitar and has done a good deal of singing. He is an enthusiastic figure skater.

Ed and his wife live in Portland and have four grown sons.

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Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap says Democratic presidential candidate, and former New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg sent inaccurate voting information to some state residents.

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Activists in Portland Wednesday called on U.S. Republican Sen. Susan Collins to support calling witnesses in President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial.

Following a recent spike in the number of overdose deaths in Maine's largest city, Portland Police are reaching out to remind the public that there are resources available to help those at risk.

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Investigators say the severing of an underground propane gas line during the installation of a protective metal post, known as a Techno Post, led to the Farmington explosion last September that killed one firefighter and injured several others.

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Supporters of a bill that would add an adult dental care benefit to the state's Medicaid program delivered more than 1500 postcards today to Democratic Gov. Janet Mills urging her support.

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The first black woman in U.S. history to win a major party gubernatorial nomination spoke Wednesday in Portland at the University of New England’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration.

Maine animal welfare officials today seized 25 dogs in Hampden, including 8 puppies, from an owner who had applied to be a licensed breeder. Most of the dogs are Great Danes.

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Maine lawmakers are considering a bill that would clarify how much a violator can be fined for using a hand-held device while driving.

WEX plans to build a new operations center at The Downs in Scarborough.

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1,400 acres of forest land near Sebago Lake have been permanently protected through a purchase facilitated by the Trust for Public Land. The Trust's Director for Maine, Betsy Cook, says the Tiger Hill Community Forest will benefit the local community and protect the quality of Sebago Lake, which serves as the water supply for the Greater Portland region. The Portland Water District actually contributed $345,000 of the $1.6 Million project cost.

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Authorities are seeking the public's help as they investigate the shooting of a bald eagle found Sunday in the western Maine town of Peru.

Authorities say a fisherman pulled from the water Wednesday morning near the Portland Fish Pier has died.

Maine State Police are investigating a domestic violence homicide, the first murder of the year.

A Maine game warden will pay a $300 fine after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge after an off-duty incident at a Bangor concert last summer.

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Maine astronaut Jessica Meir is scheduled to take two spacewalks over the next couple of weeks to upgrade batteries that store power generated by International Space Station solar arrays.

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