Alex Bobbyn

Alex Bobbyn

Morning Anchor/Reporter
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Alex Bobbyn joined the ABC 7 and FOX 22 news team in July of 2018.

He is a graduate of Penn State University, where he studied broadcast journalism and economics. While at Penn State, Alex served as the general manager of the schools web-based radio station CommRadio. He also was a reporter and anchor on the "Centre County Report", Penn State's Emmy award-winning student-run newscast.

In the spring of 2018, Alex spent time in Israel through an international reporting class. In addition to his work at Penn State, he gained professional experience at Westwood One Sports Radio, Open Road Films and Eclipse Advertising.

A native of New Tripoli, Pennsylvania, Alex is a Philadelphia Eagles and Penn State football fan. Outside of the newsroom, he enjoys hiking, exercising or doing anything outdoors.

He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @AlexBobbyn.

 BREWER - Metal structures continue to rise as Cianbro's latest Brewer project is underway. The company is building refinery modules that will begin to ship out later this fall.

PITTSFIELD - Over time, manufacturing jobs have left towns like Pittsfield. Thanks to a 1.1 million dollar economic development grant, the town has expanded its industrial park to make room for new business.

MACHIAS - The DownEast Teen Leadership Camp (DELTC) kicked off on Monday at the University of Maine at Machias. The camp helps empower teens to refrain from substance abuse and make healthy choices. 

WATERVILLE - Nine local field hockey teams came together on Saturday to help raise money in the fight against breast cancer. The Central Maine Battle for Breast Cancer tournament is in its eighth year, and it continues to help those who need it.

AMHERST - The kids of Brookside Youth Group are using some of their summer time to give back. Amherst-Aurora Congregational Church in Amherst has been standing for 185 years, and with the help of these volunteers, it looks to stand for much longer.

BANGOR - Problem gambling affects everyone, even our youth. A new campaign seeks to spread awareness on the dangers that can be caused by gambling, specifically for kids.

ORONO - With over 300 million people on Twitter every single day, University of Maine sociologist Karyn Sporer is using the social media platform as a tool to identify sympathizers of extreme violence.

BANGOR - New murals are on display at the Maine Mental Health Connections building. The artwork depicts some of Maine's most influential people and gives new life to the area.

PITTSFIELD - The Central Maine Egg Festival and Kiwanis Carnival are underway in Pittsfield this week.

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