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Steve Mistler | Maine Public

Chief Political Correspondent and State House Bureau Chief

Journalist Steve Mistler is Maine Public’s chief politics and government correspondent. He is based at the State House.

Steve has been a journalist for nearly two decades, specializing in the coverage of politics and state government. His work has been recognized by the Maine Press Association, Gerald Loeb and regional Murrow awards for investigative projects and accountability journalism. He was named the MPA’s Journalist of the Year in 2011 for his coverage of municipal and state government. He later received a Public Service in Radio from the Society of Professional Journalists and a writing award from the Public Radio News Directors for his retrospective of former Gov. Paul LePage.

He joined Maine Public in 2016 after a career in newspaper reporting. He and his family live in Maine.