About Community Voices

A live event series featuring one-on-one interviews with journalist Amy Calder, Bill Nemitz and notable Community Voices, exclusively from the Morning Sentinel and Kennebec Journal.

Amy Calder

Meet the host, Amy Calder.

Amy Calder, journalist for the Morning Sentinel, covers Waterville, including city government, and writes a column, “Reporting Aside,” which appears Mondays in both the Sentinel and Kennebec Journal.

Calder, who lives in Waterville, has worked at the newspaper 29 years, including a stint as bureau chief for the Somerset County Bureau in Skowhegan, and has covered a variety of beats.

A Skowhegan native (who is proud to say she was born in Waterville), she holds a bachelors in English from University of Hartford and completed post-graduate work in the School of Education at University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She holds more than a dozen awards from the Maine Press Association and New England Associated Press News Executives Association.

Calder lives in Waterville with her husband, Philip Norvish, a retired Sentinel reporter and editor.

Bill Nemitz

Meet the host, Bill Nemitz.

Bill Nemitz, a Maine journalist since 1977, has spent the last 21 years as a columnist for the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram. His work has taken him to every corner of Maine, as well as to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the aftermaths of the 9/11 attacks in Manhattan, Hurricane Katrina and the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.