Keith Shortall

Director, News & Public Affairs

Keith Shortall is MPBN's News and Public Affairs Director. He grew up in Thomaston, Maine and graduated from Bowdoin College in 1982, majoring in philosophy. He began his career in commercial broadcasting in Portland, before moving to MPBN in 1989. Keith's interests include music (if you consider drummers to be musicians), and theater.

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Direct Primary Care

May 21, 2015
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Direct Primary Care is as an alternative to fee-for-service health care.  It requires a monthly flat fee and promises better patient/doctor interaction. 

Guests:   Dr. Catherine Krouse, Lotus Family Practice

Dr. Michael Ciampi, Ciampi Family Practice

Dr. Jack Forbush, Osteopathic Center for Family Medicine

Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News

Click here to listen to MPBN's Patty Wight's report on Direct Primary Care.

It's Thursday, and time once again for Across the Aisle, our weekly look at Maine politics. This week Cynthia Dill, an attorney and former Democratic state senator, Meredith Strang Burgess of Burgess Advertising and Marketing, a former Republican lawmaker, and Dick Woodbury, an economist who serves in the Maine Senate as an independent. They spoke with Keith Shortall.

It's Thursday, and that means time for Across the Aisle, our weekly look at Maine politics. Our analysts this week include Cynthia Dill, an attorney and former Democratic state senator, former Republican lawmaker Meredith Strang Burgess, of Burgess Advertising and Marketing, and Dick Woodbury, an economist who served in the Maine Senate as an independent. They spoke with Keith Shortall.

Across the Aisle is heard most Thursdays on MPBN Radio.
 

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Our Across the Aisle commentators discuss the latest news out of the state's capitol.

Guests:  Cynthia Dill, attorney and former Democratic state senator
Meredith Strang Burgess, former Republican lawmaker
Dick Woodbury, economist and former independent state senator

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What does the sale of the Portland Press Herald mean for the future of newspapers in Maine?

Guests:  Rick Edmonds, media business analyst for The Poynter Institute, where he has researched and written for the last 10 years.

John Christie, editor-in-chief,  Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting

Tony Ronzio, Director of news and audience for the Bangor Daily News

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