The Maine Public Broadcasting Network
Facebook Twitter NPR PBS BBC CBC
Listen Live
Classical 24
Dianna Benner, Radio Announcer

A love of both radio and non-profits makes Dianna Benner a perfect fit at MPBN, where she’s been our Sunday afternoon announcer since the fall of 2006. Dianna previously worked in radio full-time as a news reporter for eight years (six of them as news director) at WRKD-AM and WMCM-FM, covering Rockland’s city council, school board, local court cases and more. A native of Damariscotta, she has a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Maine in Orono, and she has also worked part-time for WQCB-FM and WEZQ-FM, two commercial radio stations serving the Bangor-Brewer market.

Outside of MPBN, Dianna works for a social service agency helping people in need in Penobscot and Piscataquis counties. She also worked for nine years as a public relations director for the Eastern Agency on Aging and has read newspaper articles for Maine AIRS, a service for the blind and visually-impaired that can be heard each morning on MPBN Television by accessing MPBN’s secondary audio program channel.

When she’s not working in radio or as a social worker, Dianna enjoys cycling, cross-country skiing and raising her teenage daughter.

Meet the people behind the mic at MPBN

Dianna Benner

Founded by the University of Maine System and Colby, Bates and Bowdoin Colleges.

Copyright © 2016 Maine Public Broadcasting Network. All rights reserved.