UMaine News

WCSH, WLBZ advance first ‘Framing Maine’ event

WCSH (Channel 6 in Portland) and WLBZ (Channel 2) previewed the University of Maine’s inaugural “Framing Maine” conversation series. Popular Maine television personality and UMaine alumnus Bill Green will be the featured guest at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 9 in Minsky Recital Hall, Class of 1944 Hall. Following the talk, Green will be interviewed by NPR Washington correspondent and fellow UMaine alumnus, Brian Naylor. Green also will be honored at the event by the UMaine Alumni Association, which will present him with the Black Bear Award, WLBZ reported. In advance of the event, the stations looked back at Green’s career and spoke with Kreg Ettenger, director of the Maine Folklife Center and coordinator of the Maine Studies Program at UMaine, about the series.