Seth Koenig on Muck Rack

Seth Koenig

Portland, Maine
Portland Bureau Chief — Bangor Daily News

Former Maine Press Assoc. and New England Newspaper & Press Assoc. Journalist of the Year, as well as MPA top news blogger. Now on @bangordailynews digital team

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A lifelong Mainer and graduate of Lisbon (Me.) High School, Seth Koenig has nearly a decade of professional journalism experience and has won numerous awards for coverage of arts, business and ethnic diversity. In 2009, Seth was named Journalist of the Year by both the Maine Press Association and...

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@SethKoenig — 3,917 followers, 14,973 tweets

RT @NewsProJoe: Tails up on a monster Maine brown trout. What a morning 🎣
@K_D_Campbell Over 20 hits to the head, unless I understood ahead of time a condition of the attack would be excitement over calligraphy, in which case I would agree to be excited much sooner just to stop the hitting.
Maybe she thought calligraphy was a kind of bear. In any event, she looks thrilled about this revelation 
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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job in journalism was on the sports desk of The Recorder in Greenfield, Mass.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, but it's been a couple decades.

How is social media changing news?

News must now be bite-sized, targeted and shared instantly and regularly. Stories must be written in post-able stages.


New England Newspaper & Press Assoc. Journalist of the Year


Maine Press Association Journalist of the Year