JR Mitchell

JR Mitchell


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.

BANGOR - An assignment has turned into a labor of love for a group of University of Maine nursing students.

AUGUSTA - The battle over paid sick leave continued in Augusta Thursday.

AUGUSTA - Local volunteers and service providers were honored in Augusta on National Service Recognition Day.

Monday, 25 February 2019 23:03

Augusta Police investigate robbery

AUGUSTA - Police are investigating a robbery that occurred Monday evening on Stone Street.

Wednesday, 06 February 2019 20:50

PETA places ads at Bangor International Airport

BANGOR -The organization PETA is trying to stop travelers from enjoying a Maine favorite with some new ads.

BANGOR - Most people, including Santa Claus himself, makes a list and checks it twice, but this is one purchase that not many consider during the winter months.

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 20:10

High tech holiday cooking with help from Verizon

BANGOR - The holidays are here! A time to be with family and friends, and usually at the center of many gatherings...FOOD!

This year the folks at Verizon have new high tech gadgets to help you in the kitchen...well, everything except the stove!

Monday, 10 December 2018 21:04

Rollover in Hampden sends 2 to hospital

HAMPDEN - A single-vehicle rollover crash sent two people to the hospital Monday night.

AMITY - A scary moment for two truck drivers in Aroostook County

BANGOR - Despite Friday's chilly weather, shoppers were warming the hearts of Bangor firefighters.

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