The Bangor Daily News employs reporters and photographers across the state, from Portland to Aroostook County. The BDN’s main office is in Bangor, but about half the reporters work from other locations — Portland, Brunswick, Augusta, Ellsworth, Rockland, Belfast, Washington County, Lincoln and Aroostook County.

The BDN’s production staff all work from the Bangor office. Assignment editors work with reporters and each other to coordinate news coverage and make sure the paper isn’t missing any news. The digital desk reads the stories for errors and posts articles to the website throughout the day, ensuring that the BDN has the most up-to-date and comprehensive news site in the state. And during the evening, the articles are placed on pages for print, which are sent to the BDN’s printing facilities in Presque Isle, Brunswick and Lewiston.

Executive Editor

Metro Desk

The Metro Desk covers the Bangor metro area. It encompasses the BDN’s main office in Bangor and its bureaus in Sangerville, Lincoln and Newport.

Managing Editor

Metro and Standards Editor

Breaking News Reporter


Courts Reporter



Katahdin Bureau

Politics Desk

Christopher Cousins
State House Bureau Chief


North Desk

The North Desk encompasses the BDN’s bureaus in Aroostook, Washington, Knox, Waldo and Hancock counties.

Senior Editor, Northern Maine
Julia Bayly
Fort Kent

Belfast Bureau

Aroostook County Bureau

Mount Desert Island

Editorial Pages

Editorial Page Editor
Matthew Stone
Opinion Page Editor

Editorial Cartoonist

Southern Maine

Robert Long
Senior Editor, Southern Maine


Business/Economy Reporter

Community News

Community News Editor

Features Desk

The Living Desk oversees the BDN’s outdoors, arts and entertainment coverage.

Features Editor

Senior Features Reporter

Senior writer
Jackie Farwell
Health Editor

Outdoors Editor
Aislinn Sarnacki
Outdoors Reporter

Homestead Reporter

Sports Desk

Sports Editor

Asst. Sports Editor



Visuals Desk

The Visuals Desk is responsible for infographics, photos and videos in the BDN.


Troy R. Bennett



Universal Desk

Universal Editor

Universal Desk Editor
Travis Gass
Universal Desk Editor

Universal Desk Editor

Universal Desk Editor

Copy Editor

Universal Desk Editor

Weekend Editor

Copy Editor