MTM adds State House reporter

Ethan Wilensky-Lanford of Mount Desert Island has been hired as the second State House reporter for MaineToday Media, joining veteran correspondent and columnist Susan Cover.
Wilensky-Lanford worked for the New York Times and covered domestic issues as well as stories from the troubled regions of Central Asia, according to MTM Chief Executive Office Richard L. Connor. Wilensky-Lanford was previously employed by the Concord Monitor in Concord, N.H. and also worked as a reporter in Moscow, Russia, covering the oil and gas industries.
Cover has been reporting from the State House for more than seven years.
Connor also said he would like to open a MaineToday Media Inc. bureau in Washington D.C. and candidates for the position are being interviewed.