Bangor - A short film, written and directed by a Hermon High School student last year...is now being nominated for an award at a film festival in Southern Maine.
The film, The Road Back, addresses the stigma associated with teen anxiety and depression. Produced by Acadia Hospital, and written and directed by Faith Bishop...it has been chosen as one of six movies being considered for the category of "Best Student Film" at the 2013 Lewiston-Auburn Film Festival.
The film, which involved the efforts of nearly 100 teens around the state, was distributed free of charge to over 100 middle and high schools in Maine. The festival is set to be held in April.
Erin joined the ABC-7 and FOX Bangor news team in February 2012. She was born and raised in Presque Isle, Maine where she attended Presque Isle High School. While in college Erin interned in the WVII news room before working as a Production Assistant. In May of 2012, Erin received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Maine, along with a minor in Anthropology. When she's not out covering local news, Erin enjoys running, skiing, visiting with family and friends, and traveling around this beautiful state. She is especially interested in outdoor adventure so if you have a story idea, send it her way!