Tony Reaves

Digital Strategist

Tony Reaves, digital media strategist Tony Reaves joined the BDN in 2013 as an editor on the digital desk. As digital media strategist, he creates, edits, aggregates and promotes content for BDN Maine. He helps manage social media channels and native and remnant advertising. Before the BDN, Tony worked for the Sun Journal in Lewiston, first as a copy editor/page designer and later as a reporter in the Oxford Hills region. Tony graduated from UMaine in 2007 with degrees in journalism and political science. He lives in Brewer with his wife, daughter and pugs. Twitter: @TonyReaves Facebook: facebook.com/tony.reaves
 

21 guns bought legally in Maine were used in out-of-state crimes in 2014

By Tony Reaves on Jan. 14, 2016, at 6:56 a.m.
How did these legally-bought guns end up in criminals’ hands?
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How the web reacted to Bangor’s Sarah Parcak on Colbert’s ‘Late Show’

on Jan. 11, 2016, at 12:42 p.m.
The reaction was overwhelmingly positive. Even for Colbert fans used to seeing interesting authors and scientists along with the usual celebrity guests, Parcak was a breath of fresh air.
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Video: Bangor native Sarah Parcak blows Colbert’s mind on live TV

on Jan. 09, 2016, at 10:30 a.m.
The Bangor native cracked up the audience on a special, live-broadcast “Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”
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Maine rapper Spose remixed LePage’s ‘white girl’ statement

on Jan. 08, 2016, at 2:35 p.m.
The rapper invited fans to make a music video for the song, which is just LePage’s comments chopped up over music.

Maine rapper Spose remixed LePage’s ‘white girl’ statement

By Tony Reaves on Jan. 08, 2016, at 2:35 p.m.
The rapper invited fans to make a music video for the song, which is just LePage’s comments chopped up over music.
BANGOR DAILY NEWS

Maine rapper Spose remixed LePage’s ‘white girl’ statement

on Jan. 08, 2016, at 2:35 p.m.
The rapper invited fans to make a music video for the song, which is just LePage’s comments chopped up over music.

Is 13 years too young for a kid to go to the park unsupervised?

By Tony Reaves on Jan. 07, 2016, at 3:57 p.m.
Is the growing protectiveness a little hysterical, or is it just smart parenting?
#MAINE

Bangor native Sarah Parcak to appear on ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’

on Jan. 05, 2016, at 3:20 p.m.
Sarah Parcak, a world-renowned archaeologist and graduate of Bangor High School, is set to appear on ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ on Friday night.

This Christmas trivia quiz is really tough

By Tony Reaves on Dec. 23, 2015, at 10:54 a.m.
This is the toughest Christmas trivia quiz we could find.
Detail of the Christmas tree Bangor High School teacher Catherine Gordon set up in her classroom and later took down, she says per order of principal Paul Butler.

These are your best comments on the Hello Kitty Christmas tree controversy

By Tony Reaves on Dec. 22, 2015, at 12:04 p.m.
With more than 1,300 comments and counting,we collected some of the best.

Some politicians get jewelry and vintage wine on diplomatic visits. Angus King got a fish.

By Tony Reaves on Dec. 18, 2015, at 4:25 p.m.
First Lady Michelle Obama received $1.2 million in gifts. Angus King got a fish.
QUIZ

How well do you know Lewiston?

By Tony Reaves on Dec. 08, 2015, at 3:41 p.m.
Nine questions to test how well you know Maine’s second-largest city.

A rare color video of the Pearl Harbor attack

By Tony Reaves on Dec. 07, 2015, at 2:08 p.m.
It’s been 74 years today since the attack on Pearl Harbor that claimed the lives of more than 2,400 Americans and led to the U.S. joining World War II. This color video is purported to be the only color footage of the attack.
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More Mainers searched for this Black Friday item than any other

on Nov. 27, 2015, at 3:56 p.m.
Carhartt pants? Nope, that was Washington.
QUIZ

How well do you know midcoast Maine?

By Tony Reaves on Nov. 27, 2015, at 2 p.m.
Think you know the midcoast and southern midcoast region?
QUIZ

Can you tell Bangor, Lewiston and Portland apart?

By Tony Reaves on Nov. 10, 2015, at 12:22 p.m.
Can you identify Maine’s 3 biggest cities from these photos?
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Zombies take over downtown Portland in ‘Thriller Throwdown’

on Oct. 30, 2015, at 1:46 p.m.
The Avant Dance & Event Center of Westbrook held its annual “Thriller Throwdown” in Portland’s Monument Square on Thursday. Dozens of well-practiced zombies danced to the Michael Jackson classic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQHKyEXixF8&feature=youtu.be&t=133
QUIZ

How well do you know Aroostook County?

By Tony Reaves on Oct. 30, 2015, at 11:34 a.m.
Take this 10-question quiz to see how well you know The County.

How well do you know Aroostook County?

By Tony Reaves on Oct. 30, 2015, at 11:29 a.m.
Take this quiz to test how well you know The County.
QUIZ
An engorged deer tick.

How much do you know about ticks and Lyme disease?

By Tony Reaves on Oct. 28, 2015, at 12:16 p.m.
9 questions to test your knowledge of ticks and the diseases they carry.