‘Downeast’ Five Maine Girls and the Unseen Story of Rural America

Author GiGi Georges brings us the story of five girls coming of age in one of the most challenging and geographically isolated regions on the Eastern Seaboard, rural Washington County, Maine.

Georges transforms our understanding of life in small towns and offers hope for the future of rural America.

On Good Morning NH, Georges documents rural poverty, joblessness, and opioid addiction, but also how so many through goodness helps one another during trying times.

Jack Heath talks to Gigi, and two of the women her book documents, as the young women trying to chart out their future.

Korie has worked in the broadcast industry for more than 20 years. She has a news producing background dating back to 1996, with positions at WCSH-6 in Portland, Maine, WMUR-TV in Manchester and the Executive Producer for NH1. She returns to Binnie Media as the News Director for News Talk Radio. Korie and Jack have similar backgrounds in the industry, and currently Co-Host Good Morning NH with Jack Heath. Korie lives in Salem and loves spending time at the beach, the gym, watching the NFL and dining out with family and friends.