About Joe and Pete

Assistant sports editor Pete Warner and sports editor Joe McLaughlin have been covering sports for the BDN for the past three decades.

Pete Warner and Joe McLaughlin

Pete Warner (left) and Joe McLaughlin

Warner, a Bangor High School and University of Maine graduate, serves a dual role as a writer and editor and is responsible for college coverage, including football, basketball and baseball.

The Bangor resident also covers a variety of other sports and has worked on the BDN sports staff since 1979.

McLaughlin, a Stearns High School and UMaine graduate, worked for Northeast Publishing’s weekly papers in Caribou and Presque Isle from 1982 to 1984, when he joined the BDN sports desk as a reporter.

The Brewer resident has been the BDN’s sports editor since January 1996.