Craig Colson

Craig Colson

News Director/Producer/Anchor
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Craig Colson became news director and anchor at WVII ABC 7 and WFVX Fox Bangor in December of 2012. He began his career in broadcasting in 1985 while working as a news photographer at another Bangor television station. Craig worked his way up through the ranks and became the main anchor for the nightly newscasts before leaving in 2009. At that point, he became news director for four local radio stations and delivered the morning news before taking on his current position.

Craig grew up in a "news family" and followed in the footsteps of his father who was also a news director and anchor. His brother is also a news photographer at a Boston television station.

Craig's career has brought him all over-reporting from everywhere from Washington D.C. to Red Square in Moscow, Russia. When he isn't reporting the news, Craig can be found taking on new adventures with his two daughters or exploring the coast of Maine in his kayak. His other passion is making furniture in his shop or just about anything involving the outdoors.

Video Biography

Thursday, 19 October 2017 16:59

Man leads police on high speed chase

DEXTER - A Dexter man is behind bars after being accused of leading police on a high speed chase.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 17:12

Fire crews save building in Ellsworth

ELLSWORTH - Fire crews made quick work of a fire that erupted outside a building in Ellsworth.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 15:16

Police investigating child's death in Bucksport

BUCKSPORT - State Police are investigating the death of a child in Bucksport.

Thursday, 05 October 2017 12:42

Robert Burton found guilty of murder

BANGOR - A man accused of murdering his former girlfriend in Parkman has been found guilty of murder. That's the verdict delivered just after noon Thursday in the trial of Robert Burton. Burton is now convicted of killing Stephenie Ginn Gebo in 2015 after she had ended their relationship.

ST. ALBANS - A man from St. Albans has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a juvenile.

Friday, 29 September 2017 15:28

Police chase suspect arrested in Dixmont

DIXMONT-The manhunt is ended for a man accused of fleeing after leading police on a chase.

Friday, 29 September 2017 13:22

Two lobstermen rescued after boat sinks

NASH ISLAND-The Coast Guard rescued two lobstermen Thursday after their boat sank off Nash Island.

AUGUSTA-Governor Lepage is calling lawmakers back to Augusta for a special session of the Legislature.

ROCKLAND-Rockland Police are urging local students to walk in groups and for everyone to be on alert.

Friday, 29 September 2017 11:27

3 injured in Rockland explosion

ROCKLAND-Three people were rushed to the hospital last night following a powerful explosion in Rockland.

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