Alan Bennett is a multimedia journalist and freelance photographer and videographer based in Portland, Maine. Alan is a Staff Writer for the Journal Tribune, York County, Maine’s only daily newspaper based in Biddeford. He formerly was the Culture Editor at — and a news, culture and opinion writer for — The Maine Campus. Read more in About. Scroll down for project work.
ARCHAEOLOGICAL DIG REVEALS 1,000-YEAR PAST BIDDEFORD — At the University of New England, a group of students is getting the “dirt” on Biddeford’s history as a Native… Read more “UNE students unearth Biddeford’s history”
On Halloween night 1904, singer Eva Gray died at the Biddeford City Theater after performing her third encore of the night, collapsing backstage while the crowd continued calling her name from the stands.
My Honors Undergraduate Thesis, Extra! Extra! This Just Thin: Identifying and Evaluating Framing of Obesity-Related News Coverage in Maine, is available here as a PDF. The abstract is copied below:… Read more “Honors Undergraduate Thesis”
Framing the Penobscot River Restoration The website, Framing the Penobscot River Restoration, was created to serve as a final group project for CMJ 493: Environmental Communication. The site contains… Read more “Framing the Penobscot River Restoration”
Originally published July 29, 2015 Around 140 high school students from across Maine gathered at the University of Maine July 18-26 for the annual Maine Summer Youth… Read more “Maine Summer Youth Music Camp 2015”
Originally published July 21, 2015 Video created for the University of Maine College of Engineering, highlighting the second annual SMART Institute, a stormwater management research team funded through… Read more “SMART Institute 2015”
Originally published Dec. 17, 2014 Final project for CMJ 351: Multimedia Production It’s often said that there is no such thing like a true Maine winter —… Read more “A Hidden Art”
Originally published Dec. 18, 2014 United States health officials are warning the flu vaccine may not be fully effective in preventing the spread of disease due to… Read more “Get a flu shot? Good news, you may still get the flu.”
Originally published Dec. 3, 2014 An Interactive Project for CMJ 211: Journalism Introduction and History Few journalists make the news in addition to reporting it. In the… Read more ““Look out for me:” Mapping Nellie Bly’s Historic Career”
Originally published Nov. 21, 2014 In collaboration with Amanda Curtis What do ancient volcanoes, polar ice, modern storms and a Texan all have in common? A lot… Read more “Fire and Ice: Audio Slideshow”