PORTLAND — Kevin Miller, a reporter for the Bangor Daily News for the past six years, has been hired as Washington bureau chief for MaineToday Media, which includes the Kennebec Journal in Augusta and the Morning Sentinel in Waterville as well as the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram.

Miller joined the Bangor Daily News staff in 2006 and took over the newspaper’s political coverage in 2009. He led the paper’s coverage of Maine’s 2009 referendum on same-sex marriage as well as the 2010 gubernatorial race.

Miller has focused on environmental issues and local government in the Bangor paper’s Hancock County bureau since last July. He is a New Jersey native and a graduate of New York University’s journalism program.

The Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram has also hired a new managing editor, promoted another editor to deputy managing editor and added two journalists to its newsroom staff.

Boston Globe Features Editor Steve Greenlee, who was a reporter and editor with the Press Herald in the 1990s, will be the newspapers’ new managing editor.

City Editor Dieter Bradbury, who has held a variety of reporting and editing jobs since joining the newspaper in 1980, has been promoted to deputy managing editor for news.

North Cairn will join the Portland newsroom’s reporting staff, covering the environment. Cairn has worked for two decades as a magazine editor, nature columnist, narrative feature writer and editorial writer for the Cape Cod Times in Hyannis, Mass.

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