Pine Tree Watch co-founder Naomi Schalit, at center, and co-founder John Christie, at right, accept the 2017 Publick Occurrences Award on October 12. Pine Tree Watch co-founder honored with top New England journalism award New England’s leading journalism...
Center Co-founder Naomi Schalit to retire from Pine Tree Watch, Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting
AUGUSTA – Naomi Schalit, co-founder of the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting, is retiring to pursue independent writing projects. Schalit, 59, was most recently the senior reporter with the independent, nonprofit news service based at the Maine State House....
The staff and board of directors of the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting has announced a new brand identity, which includes a new logo, website and name that is easier to say, write and remember. The new Pine Tree Watch name and look will appear on our...
Reporters from the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting took home four awards — three of them first place finishes — at the Maine Press Association annual banquet on October 29.
The Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting has won a 2016 “Publick Occurrences Award” – that’s not a typo, we promise – from the New England Newspaper & Press Association for Dave Sherwood’s three-part series, “Lottery: Selling hope to the hopeless.”
The Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting has been recognized by George Smith, a columnist for the Kennebec Journal and the Morning Sentinel, for its contributions to journalism in the state.
The Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting has announced the hiring of award-winning journalist and new media executive Joshua F. Moore as the Center’s new executive editor. Moore, who began work June 6, takes over leadership of the nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news service from John Beaudoin, who had an unexpected health problem and had to resign in March. (Beaudoin is staying connected to the Center; he immediately joined the board after leaving the staff.)
For citizens who want to understand how the state legislature works, the new database application “Making Connections: A Guide to Maine Legislators’ Private and Public Interests” can help identify the private financial interests of lawmakers and their families.
The Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting won a 2015 “Publick Occurrences Award” – yes, that’s how it’s spelled – from the New England Newspaper & Press Association for Naomi Schalit’s story, “LD 1750: A study in how special interests get their way in the Maine Legislature.
After more than five years on the job, the co-founders of Maine’s only independent investigative news service are planning to reduce their roles and the organization is recruiting a top-notch journalist to take over running the organization. The Maine Center for...
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