Justin Sloan - Maine College of Art

Passion Aggressive

Other contributor names: Alix Towler (cover photo)

Location(s)
Town: Portland
County: Cumberland

Names of people involved:
April Fournier (subject), Justin Sloan (reporter)

Work-life balance continues to be a big topic of conversation in the U.S., and many people think of options like flex-time, on-site child care, yoga and mindfulness. But for April Fournier, an escape from a busy lifestyle means the body-crunching sport of Roller Derby.

A Connection of Proximity

Location(s)
Town: Portland
County: Cumberland

Names of people involved:

  • Kevin Joyce (subject)
  • Eric Colby (subject)
  • Noel March (subject)
  • Elaine Green (subject)
  • Justin Sloan (reporter)

Several cities across the United States have unveiled new memorials in observance of the 16th anniversary of the Sept 11th attacks. Justin Sloan reports from one such unveiling in Portland, Maine, that features some unique history– and perspective.

Artist Bio

Justin Sloan is a storyteller who uses a variety of mediums to connect to his audience, and his audience to the world. He is presently a student at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies focusing on radio and podcasting. Justin’s education includes a B.A. degree in Communications, as well as an MBA. An avid traveler, Justin hails from the San Francisco Bay area, but considers himself a global citizen.