Seth Koenig on Muck Rack

Seth Koenig

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Portland, Maine
Portland Bureau Chief — Bangor Daily News

Named 2009 Journalist of the Year by both the Maine Press Assoc. & the NE Newspaper & Press Assoc., as well as 2014 top news blogger by the Maine Press Assoc.

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Biography

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...

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.

Awards

New England Newspaper & Press Assoc. Journalist of the Year

2009

Maine Press Association Journalist of the Year

2009