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, 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.

BANGOR - Visiting the Shrine Circus this weekend, or attending a parade over the summer, you'll see Anah ​Shriners having a good time.

But many don't realize what this group of fez-wearing Shriners do as members of one of the world's great philanthropic organizations.

BANGOR - An Oakland man has accepted responsibility for his role in a 12-year-old robbery.

Thursday, 18 April 2019 21:02

Fighting childhood cancer

BANGOR -  A mother who lost her daughter to childhood cancer, and a wrestler with a big heart come together to fight childhood cancer

BANGOR - An event raising money for the American Folk ​Festival is coming to an end.

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