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 - 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.

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.

BANGOR, Maine - Three juveniles have been charged - and several more are expected to face charges - in connection with a series of burglaries earlier this summer in the Penobscot County town of Milford.  

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine - Providing information to Maine businesses to help them improve their cybersecurity - that was the aim of a briefing in South Portland hosted Tuesday by Maine U.S. Sen. Angus King, the Maine State Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

WESTBROOK, Maine - Two Westbrook residents are facing charges following an incident that led to the closure of busy Route 302 for about an hour late this morning.

Westbrook Police Capt. Michael Nugent says the department received calls about a woman dancing in the highway and stopping traffic. Nugent says officers responded and told the woman she'd have to stay out of the road, but took her into custody less than an hour later when officers found her back in the highway.

Nugent says the woman's companion tried to interfere with the arrest.