Steve Harris, left, service officer for the American Legion, presents JP Fortier, executive director of Mt. Blue Community Access TV, with the 2017 Fourth Estate Award. The award is presented annually to a publication, broadcast organization or online media for outstanding achievement in journalism. MBTV was recognized for its work on the show “Talkin’ Maine” with state Sen. Tom Saviello, R-Wilton, who interviewed Amedeo Lauria, department service officer for the American Legion Department of Maine. The show focused on the many programs for veterans offered through the American Legion. MBTV’s studio is on the ground floor of the Roberts Learning Center at the University of Maine at Farmington.

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