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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BIDDEFORD, Maine - Unionized police and public works employees in Biddeford plan to picket this evening in front of Biddeford City Hall. The members of Teamsters Local 340 say they've been negotiating a new three-year contract with the city for the past six months.

They say that the city has walked away from negotiations, not bargained in good faith and declared an impasse. Mediation sessions have been scheduled for August.

PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Court System is getting a new Code of Judicial Conduct on September 1.

This is the second major rewrite and update of the code since it was first adopted in this state in 1974, each version coming after actions by the American Bar Association to adopt or revise its judicial guidelines.

PORTLAND, Maine — An investigation is underway to determine who called in what authorities say was hoax Sunday evening that led to a response by state, county and local police agencies along with fire and rescue personnel and tactical resources.

Cumberland County Sheriff Kevin Joyce says the regional communications center received a call about 8 p.m. Sunday from a man who said he had shot his girlfriend at a residence in Standish and had taken some hostages.

PORTLAND, Maine - More than 1 million vehicles are expected to travel the Maine Turnpike during the four day Fourth of July holiday weekend.

Turnpike spokesperson Erin Courtney says that's an increase of 4.5 percent from last Independence Day. She says Fridsay is expected to be the busiest day of this holiday weekend.

"And we're expecting over 315,000 vehicles to be traveling the turnpike that day, with the next busiest day being Sunday," Courtney says.

PARKMAN, Maine - Maine State Police say they believe the 38-year-old Parkman man wanted in connection with the killing of his ex-girlfriend in early June has been breaking into camps and taking clothing and food, as well as fishing and hunting supplies.

Robert Burton has eluded authorities for nearly a month since Stephanie Gebo was found dead in her Parkman home June 5. State Police Chief Col. Robert Williams is advising people coming to the area to open up their camps to look for signs the buildings have been broken into.