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, book reviews, columns, news video, profiles and political communications, news reporting, editing, photography, page design, digital content marketing and multimedia projects for organizations in the New England, mid-Atlantic and Rocky Mountain regions.
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 arsenic “hot spots” in drinking water and a lack of regulations to protect children.
The Maine Press Association named Bob the top editorial writer among all Maine daily newspapers in 2012-13. He also served as media consultant on a Democratic candidate’s successful campaign for nomination to the U.S. Senate, winning a statewide election in 2012, and his PR work has been featured on the Maine Public Broadcasting Network, the Pocono (Pa). Record, CommPRO.biz, the Nonprofit Communications Report and other regional and trade outlets.
Bob holds an MA in writing from Johns Hopkins University and a BA in journalism and political science from The George Washington University. He is also a 2004 graduate of the Kennebec Leadership Institute, University of Maine at Augusta.
Companies and organizations across Maine have used Bob’s writing to build memberships, raise capital, sell products, and win campaigns.
People judge you by the words you use. Choose wisely.