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.
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
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
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
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. Click here for the full article
For my profile of Olympic champion skier Billy Kidd clickhere
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.