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Bill Trotter

Climate and Environmental Reporter — Bangor Daily News
Covers:  fisheries, bar harbor, marine issues, maine breweries, environment, acadia national park, anything lobster, mount desert island
Doesn't Cover: the arts, sports

Fisheries, Gulf of Maine, climate & environmental writer for @bangordailynews. Accomplished shoveler of snow. Easternmost daily news reporter in the USA.

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I have worked in television (WCSH in Portland, Maine and ABC News in London) and have been a newspaper reporter in Maine for more than 15 years. I am a rock band drummer, a certified SCUBA diver, husband and dad. I grew up in Atlanta and have lived in Connecticut, Delaware, Wisconsin, London and ...

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RT @NWSCaribou: Fun tidbit: Caribou is 5th warmest, but 9th snowiest March-to-date. Bangor is 11th warmest, but 2nd snowiest March-to-date. #mewx
RT @NWSCaribou: Saturday and Sunday's high temperatures are actually a bit colder than average for the coldest part of winter. Will…
RT @NWSCaribou: First sub-zero of March. 5 below early this morning at Estcourt Station, Maine. #mewx
RT @NWSGray: Just dropped below freezing at Portland. Won't warm above it again until next week. #mewx
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Beat reporter.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, but not for my job.

How is social media changing news?

It is accelerating the pace of news but making it more egalitarian at the same time. There is an audience for everything/anything online.