Chasing Maine: A Banner Day with Flying John

Banner-flying pilot John Apte has been hard-hit by the coronavirus crisis as advertising has dropped off. As Apte adapts to a changed industry, he is taking to the sky to spread messages about something new: public health.


Chasing Maine is a biweekly video series that explores Maine from a distinct visual perspective. Join veteran Maine journalist and storyteller Roger McCord as he chases the people, places and things that define the unique character of the Pine Tree State. 

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Roger McCord

Roger McCord has had a wide-ranging career in journalism, spanning the gamut from writing/reporting to daily news photography to working on various news desks as an editor. The most recent incarnation is in video production – usually brief features and mini-documentaries in and about Maine.
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