Bob Mentzinger is an independent writing professional recognized by the Maine Press Association and Suburban Newspapers of America whose 30-year publishing career includes fiction, nonfiction, book reviews, columns, news video, profiles and political communications, as well as news reporting, editing, photography, page design, social media marketing and multimedia investigative projects for periodicals in the New England, mid-Atlantic and Rocky Mountain regions.
He holds an MA in writing from Johns Hopkins University and a BA in journalism and political science from
The George Washington University. Bob is also a 2004 graduate of the Kennebec Leadership Institute,
University of Maine at Augusta.
In Maine, his work as city editor for the state’s oldest daily newspaper led to federal corruption indictments
against officials in the town of Chelsea, and a multimedia investigation he supervised illustrated shortcomings
in the regulation of Maine’s drinking water. He served as media consultant on a Democratic candidate’s successful campaign for nomination to the U.S. Senate, winning a statewide election in 2012. In 2013, the Maine Press Association named Bob the top editorial writer among all Maine daily newspapers in 2012-13 for this piece on gun violence prevention.
Companies and organizations across Maine have used Bob’s writing to build their memberships,
raise capital, sell products and services, and win campaigns.
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People judge you by the words you use. Choose wisely.