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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Maine
3:12 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Medical Missions

Credit http://www.partnersforworldhealth.org/#!medical-missions/c1x2i

A look at Mainers who travel abroad for medical / humanitarian missions.

Guests:  Gail Gutradt, author of "In a Rocket Made of Ice."
Dr. Suzanne Hoekstra from Mercy Hospital.  She's a Board-Certified general surgeon with special training in breast surgery.
Bill Dunn, President & Executive Consultant, Sunset Point, LLC.  He is a Yarmouth Rotarian who has been on numerous Rotoplast trips.

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Your Vote 2014
6:06 am
Tue October 21, 2014

Full Audio: Gubernatorial Candidates Trade Barbs in Televised Debate

The three candidates in a tight race for Maine governor traded barbs in a televised debate on Portland CBS affiliate WGME last night, sparring over tax cuts, energy policy and Maine's economic health.

Democrat Mike Michaud blasted Republican Gov. Paul LePage for tax cuts that benefited the wealthy and accused him of ignoring education in the budget and promoting division.

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Across the Aisle
5:14 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Across the Aisle: Debate Winners and Losers

And now to our weekly review of Maine politics, "Across the Aisle." It's usually a Thursday feature, but moves to Fridays for the next few weeks to allow for some reflection on MPBN Your Vote 2014 Debates - including last night's face-off between the candidates in the 1st Congressional District race.

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Maine
8:54 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

A Your Vote 2014 Interview with Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Credit https://www.flickr.com/photos/samm4mrox/

A Your Vote 2014 interview with Chellie Pingree, 3 term Congresswoman from Maine's First Congressional District. 

Guest:  Chellie Pingree, currently serving her 3rd term as representing Maine's 1st Congressional District.  She lives in North Haven.

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Maine
3:44 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

A Your Vote 2014 Interview with Richard Murphy

Credit http://www.murphyformaine.com/proposed-projects.html

A Your Vote 2014 interview with Richard Murphy, Independent candidate for Maine's 1st Congressional District. 

Guest:  Richard Murphy is a National Guardsman and civil engineer.

    

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