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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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

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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

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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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Across the Aisle
6:07 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Across the Aisle: When Hundreds of Jobs Disappear Amid a Gubernatorial Campaign

PORTLAND, Maine -It's Thursday, and so time for another edition of "Across the Aisle," our weekly foray into Maine Politics, with contributors Cynthia Dill, a practicing attorney and former Democratic state legislator, Dick Woodbury, an economist and tax policy consultant to the campaign of independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler, and former Republican lawmaker Meredith Strang Burgess of Burgess Advertising and Marketing in Portland. They spoke with MPBN's Keith Shortall.

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Maine
8:57 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

A Your Vote 2014 Interview with Senator Susan Collins

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A Your Vote 2014 interview with 3-term incumbent senator Susan Collins.  Learn why she's running for re-election and which issues she believes are most important to Maine and the nation.

Guest:  Senator Susan Collins

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