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 B.A. 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, D.C., 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 boys.

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AUGUSTA, Maine - A ruling by the National Labor Relations Board is causing concern among Maine employers and regulators, and winning praise from state labor groups.

The NLRB has refined the relationship between companies and their employees, ruling that when larger companies use temporary staffing agencies to provide employers for certain tasks, both the larger company and the temp agency are considered employers.

AUGUSTA, Maine - Three Maine teachers have been selected as finalists in the 2016 Maine Teacher of the Year contest.

The three are among 16 Maine educators named in May as County Teachers of the Year. The 16 were chosen from a field of more than 300 nominees.

Educate Maine Program Director Dolly Sullivan says Maine has one of the most rigorous teacher-of-the-year selection processes in the country.

"It is designed by teachers for teachers to be a professional development opportunity and an opportunity for them to reflect," Sullivan says.

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine Attorney General Janet Mills says her office will not file criminal charges against a former Biddeford police officer or another city resident on the basis of sexual abuse allegations made by Matthew Lauzon.

Lauzon alleged that he was the victim of sexual abuse by the two men when he was a teenager. Mills says there is insufficient evidence to prove the elements of a crime beyond a reasonable doubt.

HOULTON, Maine -  The pilot of a small plane is presumed dead after crashing into a pond in Houlton, a short distance from the Houlton Airport.

WATERVILLE, Maine -- A factory in Waterville known for it's molded fiber plates has entered into a contract to provide an alliance of some of the nation's largest school districts with compostable lunch trays. The trays are expected to replace 225 million polystyrene trays that would otherwise end up in landfills.