One Merchants Plaza in Bangor, home of the Bangor Daily News. Credit: Gabor Degre

The Bangor Daily News is hiring two journalists to serve its growing statewide audience.

The 129-year-old news organization is seeking reporters to cover Maine politics and homesteading culture.

The State House reporter will continue to build on the BDN’s reputation as the leader in Maine political journalism through aggressive news coverage and smart analysis from the State House.

The Homestead writer will create useful content about homesteading culture aimed at helping people who want to embrace a more purposeful lifestyle.

The BDN has grown from its traditional coverage area of eight Maine counties. It now covers all of Maine through Both the State House and Homestead positions will be writing for statewide — and beyond — audiences.

We are looking for writers with a deep love for Maine and an ability to write quickly and cleanly on deadline. Interested applicants should send materials to

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Dan MacLeod is the managing editor of the Bangor Daily News. He's an Orland native who moved to Portland in 2002 and now lives in Unity. He's been a journalist since 2008, and previously worked for the...