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.

BANGOR - A Bangor toddler has been showing the area what it is to be a survivor. And to carry on he is in need of a kidney.

BREWER - Single motorcycle accident closes down I-395 for hours late Wednesday into Thursday morning.

Wednesday, 06 July 2016 21:16

Brewer's first 'Little Free Library' opens

BREWER - The communities first 'Little Free Library' joins a worldwide mission promoting literacy

HERMON - The Bangor Savings Bank Peanut Butter & Jelly Road Trip Makes A Stop in Hermon

ORONO- Vandals force the closure of the Orono Bog Boardwalk Thursday 

BANGOR - The Summit Project, an organization founded by Bangor native David Cote, remembers those that gave the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country.

Friday, 25 March 2016 22:13

Getchell Agency files for bankruptcy

BANGOR - A social service provider files for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

BANGOR -- Bangor Fire Dept. called to a three alarm structure fire on the corner of Hammond st. and Webster Avenue just after 10:40pm. The fire occured in the Rice/Allied Glass Building. Witnesses report hearing four loud booms and then saw smoke and flames. 

Bangor - Sutherland Weston Marketing Communications has named Dan Cashman as its new Public Relations Director. Cashman joins Sutherland Weston after more than six years running Cashman Communications.

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