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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WASHINGTON - Federal fisheries regulators have announced proposed rules to combat fraudulent marketing of seafood.   The program seeks to trace the origins of imported seafood by setting up reporting and filing procedures for products entering U.S. commerce.

BAR HARBOR, Maine - The number of visitors to Acadia National Park last year was the highest in 20 years. 

Management assistant John Kelly says the park had a total 2.81 million visits in 2015.  Kelly says it's a little hard to say why visits fluctuate,  but he says officials are promoting Acadia heavily in it centennial year. 

EASTPORT, Maine - Officials say a small earthquake has shaken an area of rural eastern Maine.

Maine State Geologist Robert Marvinney says a magnitude 3.3 earthquake was recorded just before 7 o'clock this morning about 6 miles northeast of Eastport.

AUGUSTA, Maine - A third Republican has entered Maine's 1st District congressional primary.

Barry Stephens, of Scarborough, who works for a Swiss company that manufacturers heat recovery ventilation systems, says that he's running for Congress because he doesn't think incumbent Democrat Chellie Pingree represents a majority of the  District's voters.

"I think that I can bring some common sense, practical and useful plans and programs to bear," he says.

AUGUSTA, Maine - A 32-year-old Princeton man has been sentenced to 10 days in jail for dumping almost 100,000 gallons of untreated sewage immediately behind a residential area over the course of five days.