The Portland Press Herald Podcast-logo

The Portland Press Herald Podcast

News & Politics Podcasts >

More Information

Location:

United States

Twitter:

@pressherald

Language:

English

Contact:

207-791-6289


Episodes

Maine Voices Live: Chefs Ilma Lopez and Cara Stadler

11/5/2018
More
Ilma Lopez grew up in Venezuela, cooking in the kitchen alongside her grandmother. After getting her start in Caracas, she was accepted to the pastry program at Stratford University in Virginia. Today, Lopez is the Pastry Chef and co-owner of Piccolo and Chaval in Portland. She is a veteran of some of the most demanding and rewarding kitchens in the industry, such as DB Bistro, Corton, Tailor, El Bulli, Café Boulud, and Le Bernardin. In 2014, Lopez earned a StarChefs Coastal New England...

Duration:01:08:01

Like A Boss: Deanna Sherman, president and CEO of Dead River Co

10/31/2018
More
Portland Press Herald CEO and publisher Lisa DeSisto sat down with Deanna Sherman, president and CEO of Dead River Co., on Friday, Oct. 26, to chat about her work in the energy industry. Sherman oversees one of the largest energy companies in Northern New England. Founded in 1909, Dead River Co. is family-owned with over 1,000 employees serving customers in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and northern Massachusetts.= Sherman joined the company in 1986 and has worked in leadership roles...

Duration:01:00:58

Business Breakfast - Office Park Portland - October 17, 2018

10/19/2018
More
There’s a lot of new office space under construction or in the pipeline for Portland and surrounding towns: Wex’s new HQ on the waterfront, a mixed-use development including offices at Widgery and Union Wharfs, and Rock Row in Westbrook. A panel of local experts with look at how a boom in office space will affect the real estate market for existing commercial spaces and start to tackle the issue that confounds every growing city: with an influx of commuters, how long will we be sitting in...

Duration:01:11:14

2018 Maine Gubernatorial Debate - Portland Press Herald/ University of New England

10/11/2018
More
Press Herald Business Editor Carol Coultas moderated the debate on October 10, 2018 at the University of New England, with columnist Bill Nemitz and Editorial Page Editor Greg Kesich as panelists. Candidates were Alan Caron(I), Terry Hayes (I), Janet Mills (D) and Shawn Moody (R). Read the coverage of the debate at https://www.pressherald.com/2018/10/10/candidates-for-governor-will-debate-in-portland-tonight-and-well-be-streaming-it-live/

Duration:01:25:41

Like a Boss - USM President Glenn Cummings

9/10/2018
More
On Friday, Sept. 7, publisher Lisa DeSisto sat down with Cummings, who began his academic career in Gorham as a high school history teacher and department head. He served as a faculty member at the Southern Maine Community College and was a long-serving member of the USM faculty. Prior to becoming president of USM, Cummings served as interim president of the University of Maine at Augusta. In 2010, he served former Pres. Barack Obama as deputy assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of...

Duration:00:57:17

Maine Voices Live: Patrick Dempsey

8/1/2018
More
On Monday, July 23, Maine-born actor Patrick Dempsey joined Portland Press Herald staff writer Mary Pols on stage at Aura for a wide-ranging discussion about his work in Hollywood, his life in Maine, his love of fast cars and his work with the Dempsey Challenge, a bike ride that raises money for cancer care at the Dempsey Center at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, Maine. see video of this event here:...

Duration:01:19:53

Interview with gubernatorial candidate Donna Dion - Bill Nemitz - Born to Run

6/11/2018
More
In this episode, Donna Dion talks about her long history in the politics and history of Biddeford.

Duration:00:30:07

Interview with gubernatorial candidate Ken Fredette - Bill Nemitz - Born to Run

6/11/2018
More
In this episode, state Rep. Ken Fredette talks about growing up in northern Maine and his history of public service.

Duration:00:28:25

Interview with gubernatorial candidate Betsy Sweet - Bill Nemitz - Born to Run

6/7/2018
More
In this episode, lobbyist Betsy Sweet talks about spending her summers on North Haven and her love of the state of Maine.

Duration:00:21:00

Interview with gubernatorial candidate Diane Russell - Bill Nemitz - Born to Run

6/6/2018
More
In this episode, former state Rep. Diane Russell talks about roots in Bryant Pond, learning to shoot guns and her tight-knit family.

Duration:00:28:04

Interview with gubernatorial candidate Janet Mills - Bill Nemitz - Born to Run

6/5/2018
More
In this episode, Attorney General Janet Mills talks about her well-known family and her iconoclastic spirit.

Duration:00:29:10

Interview with gubernatorial candidate Shawn Moody - Bill Nemitz - Born to Run

6/4/2018
More
In this episode, businessman Shawn Moody talks about building his business from humble beginnings in Gorham.

Duration:00:25:47

Interview with gubernatorial candidate Adam Cote - Bill Nemitz - Born to Run:

6/2/2018
More
In this episode, businessman Adam Cote talks about his military service and adjusting to life in Sanford after tours of duty abroad.

Duration:00:23:58

Interview with gubernatorial candidate Mark Eves - Bill Nemitz - Born to Run:

6/1/2018
More
In this episode, state Rep. Mark Eves talks about growing up the son of a military chaplain.

Duration:00:28:43

Interview with gubernatorial candidate Mary Mahew - Bill Nemitz - Born to Run:

5/31/2018
More
In this episode, former DHHS commissioner Mary Mayhew talks about growing up in Pittsfield and her love of gardening.

Duration:00:21:36

Interview with gubernatorial candidate Mark Dion - Bill Nemitz - Born to Run

5/30/2018
More
In this episode, former Cumberland County sheriff and current state Rep. Mark Dion talks about growing up in Lewiston and how he remembers it differently from Gov. Paul LePage.

Duration:00:27:04

Interview with gubernatorial candidate- Garrett Mason - Bill Nemitz: Born to Run

5/29/2018
More
Bill Nemitz sits down with candidates for governor to take a break from politics and gets to know the personal stories of Maine’s public figures. In this episode, state Sen. Garrett Mason talks about his deep bond with his mother, who used to give him a hug every day they worked together in the State House.

Duration:00:28:27

Maine Cannabis Report Live - May 23, 2018 - Ready for Recreational

5/25/2018
More
This is a recording of the Maine Cannabis Report Live event held May 23rd at the Port City Music Hall. The topic today is "Ready for Recreational" The guests are: Scott Durst, the founder, Durst Security Group specializes in cannabis business security in Maine. Thomas Mourmouras, managing partner, Fiscal Therapy Financial, a marijuana-focused business consulting firm Erik Peters, chief operating officer, GHM Insurance in Waterville And Jacques Santucci, Principal, Nucleus One, a...

Duration:01:31:45

Business Breakfast Forum: Work Space - May 16, 2018

5/18/2018
More
A company’s physical work environment has a tremendous impact on productivity, profits and employee recruitment and retention. As more firms are drawn to the “agile office” when they move locations or redesign, finding the balance between flexible space, sound level management and a sense of routine can be a challenge. Join a panel of experts for free discussion of the benefits and detriments to breaking out of the office space box On the panel HOST: Carol Coultas, business editor Carol...

Duration:01:16:06

The Maine Cannabis Report Live: Medical Marijuana - March 15, 2018

3/15/2018
More
Staff reporter Penelope Overton and an experienced panel discusses one of Maine’s newest growth industries: medical marijuana. The panel explores what business opportunities exist in this market, how the caregiver network has evolved, proposed state legislation and rules that could transform the industry, and how the launch of Maine’s recreational market could impact patient access, demand and business opportunities. On the panel: Catherine Lewis, chair of the board, Medical Marijuana...

Duration:01:10:42