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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Literacy

37 minutes ago
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What's being done in Maine to help those - children and adults - who have difficulty reading.

Guests:  Lee Anne Larsen, Literacy Specialist, at MDOE, who is responsible for the Literacy for ME Initiative
Gail Senese, State Director of Adult Education
Liza McFadden, President and CEO of the Barbara Bush Foundation

It's Thursday - that means it's time again for Across the Aisle, our weekly foray into Maine politics. Our analysts this week include Cynthia Dill, an attorney and former Democratic state senator, Meredith Strang Burgess, of Burgess Advertising and Marketing, a former Republican state legislator, and Dick Woodbury, an economist and former independent legislator. They spoke with Keith Shortall.

Across the Aisle is heard most Thursdays on MPBN Radio.

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Learn what it's like to attend a virtual charter school.

Guests:  Karl Francis, Maine Connections Academy (MCA) Principal
  Summer Christian, mother of 10th grade MCA student.

Social Media 101

Mar 24, 2015
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Why social media is here to stay and how to make peace with a medium that some find overly intrusive, unruly, sometimes scary, and overall, more trouble than it could possibly be worth.

It's Thursday and time for Across the Aisle, our weekly foray into Maine politics. This week, Cynthia Dill, an attorney and former Democratic state senator, and Meredith Strang Burgess of Burgess Advertising and Marketing, a former Republican state legislator, spoke with Keith Shortall.

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