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Kathyrn J. Olmstead served 25 years on the journalism faculty of the University of Maine (1984-2003), the last six as associate dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (2003-2009). Olmstead published Echoes magazine, a quarterly journal of rural culture based in Caribou, Maine, from 1988 to 2017, and wrote a biweekly column for the Bangor Daily News. Before joining the UMaine faculty she served as district representative for US Senator Bill Cohen, was a correspondent for the Bangor Daily News, editor of the Aroostook Republican weekly newspaper in Caribou, and a free-lance agricultural journalist for regional and national newspapers in Vermont and Kansas.
Education, Languages and Literature, Social Life and Customs
Communication | Journalism Studies
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UA RG 0011.051
Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, "Olmstead (Kathryn J.) Journalism Papers, 1954-2005" (2020). Finding Aids. Number 506.