A Time to Thrill Podcast w / Aimee Austin
March 1, 2023 / Host Aimee Austin speaking with Pamela DuMond. “This month I have a great talk with USA Today bestselling author Pamela DuMond. Pamela has had the most varied career. From ‘discovering’ Erin Brockovich to writing for storytelling game apps, she’d done a lot.”
2020 * Pam discovered Erin Brockovich’s inspiring real life story and pitched it to Jersey Films who helped shape it into the Academy Award winning movie. Pam was featured on ABC 20/20 Primetime Live. “REBEL: The Erin Brockovich Story.” More info on the MEDIA page. See a short clip here: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=192534707763238
“ABC 20/20 Primetime Live” June, 2021
I was thrilled to be featured on ABC 20/20 Primetime Live on June 10, 2021. “REBEL: The Erin Brockovich Story.
I loved talking with ABC 20/20 about how Erin Brockovich inspired me. I thought Erin’s story would make a *great movie* and pitched it to Carla Shamberg at Jersey Films.
“ABC Primetime 20/20 folks were great to work with. Tim Gorin was a terrific interviewer. Steve Orahu did a super job with makeup. The producer and crew were kind and lovely. It was a blast to work with them.
Note: “How much fun was it to be on set during the filming of “Erin Brockovich” movie? (I’m the chick on the left with the black top.)
This scene was from when Erin shot her cameo in “Erin Brockovich” the movie. She played a waitress with a name tag “Julia” who waited on Julia Roberts who played Erin. (Funny — eh?)
I love that the pic I gave ABC 20/20 ended up in ABC News piece on Erin Brockovich’s story in June 2021. I love that Erin’s story inspired so many people.” Read more here: https://abcnews.go.com/US/erin-brockovich-real-story-town-decades/story?id=78180219&cid=clicksource_4380645_1_heads_hero_live_headlines_hed&fbclid=IwAR2HSEmUpAj9NscuLZrXDGDgR8MHpxOTVxCWQDO2uxclny7joZU_-gVjcNw
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2022 * I was thrilled to be a part of a fund-raising effort by a group of hard working romance authors spearheaded by authors Brooke Cumberland, Lyra Parish, Nicole French, and Brighton Walsh. Authors, editors, marketing folks, cover artists, and readers came together to support #reproductive rights in a USA Today Bestselling anthology “DISSENT”. Efforts raised over six figures to support reproductive rights. I’m proud that my work “Dearest Part-time Princess: A Modern Fairytale Novella” was part of this effort.
2020 * Vulture talks to Erin B about Pam and how the movie came to be in “Erin Brockovich Answers Every Question about Erin Brockovich” in Sept. 2020, 2020 https://www.vulture.com/2020/09/erin-brockovich-answers-every-question-about-erin-brockovich.html
2021 * How idea for Erin Brockovich movie was conceived. https://www.yahoo.com/gma/idea-erin-brockovich-movie-conceived-151616317.html
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