JR Mitchell

JR Mitchell

Anchor

JR Mitchell joined the news team in September of 2015 following a lengthy career in radio, most recently having spent 13 years as the morning show host for Q-106.5 in Bangor. JR has also worked at stations in Millinocket, Houlton and Ellsworth as well.

JR was born in Machias and attended school in the town of Millinocket. He was very involved in politics, music and athletics, and that drove his desire to go into broadcasting. Graduating from the New England School of Broadcasting in 1986. JR is a two-time Country Music Association nominee for Small Market Personality of the Year, and also by the Academy of Country Music for the same award.

JR is a Master Mason at Mystic Lodge #65 in Hampden and is the Chaplain of Anah Shriners in Bangor, as well as being in many of the clubs involved with Anah Shriners, and is a huge supporter of the Pine Tree Camp for Children and Adults with Disabilities.

JR enjoys attending sporting events, live concerts, and telling the stories of the people in Eastern, Central and Northern Maine.

Wednesday, 10 July 2019 16:45

Clowning around to fight cancer

BANGOR - Shriners are known for the care they provide to children, and also for the way they care about everyone involved in their fraternity.

VASSALBORO - Six new teams of police officers and their canine counterparts graduate Friday.

AUGUSTA - As the legislative session drew to a close, Gov. Janet Mills signed a bill that will forever honor a fallen state trooper.

HOLDEN - As the weather improves and more people get outdoors, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife issues a reminder when dealing with young animals.

Wednesday, 05 June 2019 21:31

The town of Guilford gets new town manager

GUILFORD - After 18 years with the same town manager, change is happening in the town 

ORONO - The University of Maine System introduced it's new chancellor on Thursday

SHIRLEY - The body of a missing man from Blanchard has been found.

Thursday, 23 May 2019 18:47

Collision shuts down Route 3 in Trenton

TRENTON - A three vehicle accident closed Route 3 in Trenton Thursday morning.

HAMPDEN - Celebrate your family, while helping someone else's

Tuesday, 07 May 2019 19:57

Open House at Penobscot Job Corps

BANGOR - High school graduation is around the corner, and most grads have plans for what's next. For those that don't, Penobscot Job Corps might be just what you need.

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