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Joe Phelan is an award winning journalist who makes photos and videos around the capital area for the the Kennebec Journal, Morning Sentinel and the other Masthead Maine publications. Joe’s first journalism job was as a kid delivering his hometown newspaper, The Blade, in the suburbs of Toledo, Ohio. Then he worked as reporter and editor for the school newspapers in high school and college and started taking pictures to go with his stories for a local running magazine. He graduated from Bowling Green State University with a journalism degree. Before getting hired by MaineToday Media he did a photojournalism internship at the The Plain Dealer and worked as an Associated Press stringer in Cleveland.

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  • Published
    March 16, 2022

    Photos: Getting ready for opening night at Chizzle Wizzle in Augusta

    The 131st annual Chizzle Wizzle variety show opened Tuesday for a week of live performances at Cony Middle and High School in Augusta. This year’s performances, which start at 7 p.m. and continue through Friday, mark a return to an in-person event after two years of being online, following COVID-19 restrictions that resulted in shows being recorded without a live audience. All photos are by Joe Phelan.

  • Published
    March 11, 2022

    Week In Photos March 4-11, 2022

    Here are some of our favorite Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel photos from the past week.

  • Published
    March 5, 2022

    In photos: See the action from Saturday’s high school basketball championships

    The Skowhegan High girls went undefeated, the Nokomis boys and 6-foot-7 freshman Cooper Flagg showed us why they’ve been the top story in Maine sports all season, and the South Portland boys team won its first state title in 30 years. Here are some of our favorite photos from the final day of Maine’s high school basketball tournament.

  • Published
    March 4, 2022

    Week In Photos Feb. 25-March 4, 2022

    Here are some of our favorite Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel photos from the past week.

  • Published
    February 26, 2022

    In photos: Saturday’s Maine high school basketball tournament games

    High school basketball players made the shots and our photographers caught the action. Here are some of our favorite photos from Maine’s high school basketball tournament, February 26, 2022.

  • Published
    February 25, 2022

    Week In Photos Feb. 18-25, 2022

    Here are some of our favorite Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel photos from the past week.

  • Published
    February 24, 2022

    Photos: Maine high school basketball tournament

    High school basketball players made the shots and our photographers caught the action. Here are some of our favorite photos from Maine’s high school basketball tournament, February 23, 2022.

  • Published
    February 24, 2022

    Photos: Thursday’s Maine high school basketball tournament games

    High school basketball players made the shots and our photographers caught the action. Here are some of our favorite photos from Maine’s high school basketball tournament, February 24, 2022.

  • Published
    February 18, 2022

    Week In Photos Feb. 11-18, 2022

    Here are some of our favorite Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel photos from the past week.

  • Published
    February 11, 2022

    Week In Photos Feb. 4-11, 2022

    Here are some of our favorite Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel photos from the past week.

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