Rob Nesbitt joined the NEWS CENTER Maine team in April 2012. He is a Multimedia Journalist reporting on stories from Kittery to Fort Kent for the news magazine show 207.

Since starting at NEWS CENTER Maine, Rob has won a New England Emmy Award, an Edward R. Murrow Award for writing and multiple awards from The Maine Association of Broadcasters in best feature, sports feature and photojournalism categories.

Rob received his Bachelor of Science degree in Communications with a concentration in Broadcast Journalism from the New England School of Communications. He contributed to the school's student produced newscast and public affairs show, as well as reported for its radio station 89.3 FM WHSN.

While attending NESCom, Rob had the opportunity to intern with the CBS Evening News Weekend Edition in New York. He worked side by side with network producers, correspondents and anchors where his passion for storytelling grew even further.

In his free time Rob enjoys taking advantage of everything the Maine outdoors has to offer from downhill skiing to horseback riding. The avid equestrian has shown his family's quarter horses all over the Northeast and Maritime Provinces since childhood.

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Getting answers is our job at NEWS CENTER Maine. But just this once, we put our team on the receiving end of the questions to show you another side of their personalities.

Q: Who had the biggest impact on shaping your career as a journalist?

A: My mom and dad. They might not understand a journalist’s world, but they’ve been my biggest supporters in my pursuit of being good one.

Q: What would the book about your life be called, and what would be the opening line?

A: "Hot Mess." The sun rose to start the day, and two hours later, Rob Nesbitt rose from his bed, only to hit snooze six times.

Q: What is the best way to enjoy snow?

A: Skiing Sugarloaf Mountain’s Tote Road trail and stopping at Bullwinkle’s on the way down for a warm meal and cold beer.