Photo: Glen Callahan

                                        Meet George Woodard; you'll like him. Everyone does. 

                                                                       Click here for article.

Drama In Real Life

                                          Click here for full article


                 Click here for my profile of photographer Andrew Moore

Feature Interview



                            Click here for my recent interview with Johannes and Sam von Trapp 
                                 in the London Sunday Times Magazine 

Dramatic Rescue

                                                Click here for article (Reader's Digest May 2022)

Artist Profile

                                      Click here for full article and here for another profile of Doug David

Profile: "Confessions of a Surf Fisherman"

                                                                  Read full article here

Artist Profile

                                          Click here for my profile of photographer Roman Loranc
                                                                                                            (photo copyrighted by Roman Loranc)

Drama in Real Life

      Click here for full article which has been published in the December 2021 edition of 
            Reader's Digest (USA) as well as more than 20 of its international editions 

Artist Profile

Click here for my profile of world-famous photographer Michael Kenna

Nature Article

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       Click here for my profile of Elliott Erwitt

Feature Article

 For this story on my neighbors, the von Trapp family, which recently ran in the international editions of   Reader's Digest, 49 editions in 21 languages,  click here

International Feature

I traveled aboard one of the world's largest container ships as it entered the port of Rotterdam to report this story on a Maersk EEE. The story has run in most of Reader's Digest's international editions. 
Click here for the article.
French version here.

International Feature Story

     Click here for this story that is running around the world in Reader's Digest's 40+ international editions, such as the Indian edition here.

Artist Profile


Photographer Michael Eastman is as cool as he is talented. Click here to read about him and his work.

And more here.

Human Interest Article

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Meet Bambi; see why everyone who does, loves her! Full story here
This article won a first place in NENPA's 2021 Human Interest category. The judges said, "Robert Kiener’s take on Vermont sheep farmer Bambi Freeman showcases the best writing in the human interest feature category, head and shoulders above other entries. Young reporters could learn much here. It’s clear that Kiener is not only a superb writer, but a keen observer as well – with details that jump off the page and bring this feisty octogenarian to life. He is particularly skilled in employing quotes – with restraint, yet always positioned for maximum effect..."


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My article on Joel Meyerowitz for Professional Photographer Magazine won a First Place award in  a "Best Magazine Profile" category (Associations/Non-Profit) in Folio Magazine's 2019 Eddie Awards. Details here.

For Joel's remembrances of his 9/11 photography click here

Wildlife Article

The Fisher, one of the nation's most misunderstood animals. Click here for article.


Human Interest

To read, click here

Nature Article

I spent a week in the Amazon to report this nature piece about piranhas for Reader's Digest.
Full article here
Brazilian edition version here

International Profile

                                                                   Click here for full article

Artist Profile

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My article on this most remarkable  woman has run internationally and can be read here.

(Carmen has recently had some serious medical issues. For more information and if you wish to donate to help her defray new medical/living expenses, click here.)

Big news: Carmen's latest development in August 2020: click here

Magazine Feature Article

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 Full article here

Celebrity Profile

To report this profile of Anthony Hopkins, I spent a day with him in London, walking through the city, having lunch, and visiting his Knightsbridge home. A month later I spent another day with him in his native Wales.
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Medical Investigation

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Personality Profile


For my recent article on
Johannes Von Trapp
(of "The Sound of Music" fame), click here

Travel Story

Travel story on Nashville published in Reader's 

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The world is a vastly better place thanks to people like my longtime friend, Reg Green. For the full story, click here and for an earlier article here

Reg and Maggie Green recently went to Italy to commemorate the 25th anniversary of their son's passing and their decision to donate his organs. Click here for details.

Sports Profile

For my profile of Olympic champion skier Billy Kidd click here 
This piece won a first place "Personality Profile" award in the 2020 New England
Newspaper & Press Association's (NENPA) annual newspaper competition.
Click here for info.

Photographer Profiles



Click here for my profile of       
London-based photographer 
David Bailey
and here for my profile of Harry Benson (right)


Click here to read my profile of award-winning underwater photographer Brain Skerry.


Full article here

Business Profile

How did this Vermont textile company go from
near-bankruptcy to over-the-top success?
Full story here


Click here to read full article; International version

Nature Article

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                                                                                                                                                                                Photo: @Chris Orwig             
                For my profile on the late, great photographer Rodney Smith, (1947-2016) click here.

Feature Article

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Travel Article

Click here for full article as recently published in Reader's Digest.


To report this real-life drama of two Norwegian adventurers attacked by  a polar bear, I met with them in Oslo, Norway and also interviewed their rescuers in Longyearbyen, north of the Arctic Circle.
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Arts Profile

Full article here

International Travel Feature

I spent five days in Copenhagen, including riding around the city with its Lord Mayor, to report this story on Denmark's capital city. Click here for full article and here for radio interview (8/29/2015, 11:20) on my article.
Online version here