The following note was sent out by the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram:
Emily Allen will cover courts and justice. Allen was previously a Report for America fellow based at Mountain State Spotlight, a nonprofit investigative news organization in West Virginia, where she worked as a community watchdog reporter.
Jordan Andrews will cover fisheries, civil litigation and other business topics. Andrews has worked as an investigative reporter at Courier Publications in Rockland, a staff writer for the Portland Phoenix, and a freelancer for several outlets.
Tim Cebula will cover food and dining. Cebula was a senior editor for Cooking Light magazine, where he spent 13 years. He was also a reporter for the Berkshire Eagle, food editor for Berkshire magazine, and sous chef for The Old Inn on the Green in New Marlboro, as well as a freelance writer and consultant.
Lana Cohen will cover education. Cohen was previously a reporter for VTDigger, a nonprofit investigative journalism organization in Vermont; a Report for America fellow in Mendocino, California; and an environmental reporting fellow for WhoWhatWhy, a nonprofit news organization based in New York.