The online news organization of the pine tree state

About

The Observer is Maine’s online newspaper.

Maine Observer aims to provide fresh and vibrant commentary on Maine news and issues as well as objective reporting on Maine’s business, politics and culture. The Observer will seek out untold stories of Maine’s people, curate the most interesting and relevant stories of the day and feature a diversity of voices from throughout the Pine Tree State.

The Observer is an independent news organization, and is unaffiliated with any political party or interest group.

If you are a journalist, writer or photographer interested in contributing to the Observer, contact info@maineobserver.net.

D.S. MacLeod

Dan MacLeod is editor of The Haul, the Observer’s business and economics blog, and executive editor of the Free Press, the student newspaper at the University of Southern Maine. He can be reached on Twitter @DSMacLeod and by e-mail at dan@maineobserver.net. Dan is a co-founder of Maine Observer.

William P. Davis

William P. Davis is editor of MediaME, the Observer’s tech and journalism blog, and chief Web guru for maineobserver.net. He also serves as online editor the Bangor Daily News, and was the 2009-2010 editor in chief of The Maine Campus, the semiweekly newspaper at the University of Maine. He can be reached on Twitter @williampd and by e-mail at will@maineobserver.net. Will is a co-founder of Maine Observer.

Mario Carmine Moretto

Mario Carmine Moretto is editor of Politicator, the Observer’s politics blog. He is a copy editor at the Kennebec Journal, and was the spring 2010 news editor for The Maine Campus, the semiweekly newspaper at the University of Maine. He can be reached on Twitter @riocarmine and by e-mail at mario@maineobserver.net. Mario is a co-founder of Maine Observer.

Justin Ellis

Justin Ellis is editor of The Signal, the Observer’s arts and entertainment blog. He has previously worked as a staff writer for the Portland Press Herald. He can be reached on Twitter @JustinNXT and by e-mail at justin@maineobserver.net.