Wednesday, 11 July 2018 10:35

Champion the Cure Month: Gert Nesin

Written by 
Rate this item
(1 Vote)

BANGOR - On July 11th, Gert Nesin, a breast cancer survivor and current Leonard Middle School teacher, joined us to talk about Eastern Maine Medical Center's Champion the Cure Challenge.

Gert talked about her battle with cancer, how it's inspired her to give back and what the Champion the Cure Challenge is all about.

She also discussed her own team for the challenge, "Team Rush," made up of a number of students from her middle school.

More information can be found at

Click to watch the full interview from Good Morning Maine! 

Read 456 times Last modified on Wednesday, 11 July 2018 10:48
Blake Lipton

Morning Anchor/Reporter
[email protected]

Blake Lipton joined the ABC 7 and Fox 22 news team in January of 2016 and is excited to start his career in television as a morning anchor at our station!

He is a recent graduate of the University of South Carolina and has previously interned with the ESPNU/SEC Network, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic and the WOLO sports department in Columbia, South Carolina during his time in school.

Blake also worked with the Weather Channel to help cover the historic South Carolina floods in the fall of 2015.

While most of his experience is in sports, Blake is thrilled for the opportunity to host the morning show at Fox ABC Maine and become a more well-rounded journalist and storyteller.

When he is not anchoring or reporting, Blake enjoys hiking, reading and talking anything football. He is also a fan of coffee and hip-hop music.

Feel free to reach out to him with story ideas at [email protected] or follow him on Twitter at @Blake_Lipton for the latest updates on everything Maine!