Erin Prather Stafford
I love being a bridge builder between audiences and stories. The work Heirloom Digital does is important. Each of us has and knows a legacy that deserves to be preserved. This work makes it possible for cherished stories to live on for years to come.
Erin Prather Stafford is a content creator and strategist with extensive experience in heritage storytelling. Prior to consulting for Heirloom Digital, she wrote the historical book Vision 60: Sixty Years of the Science and Art of Radiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center and was a historical writer for the medical center’s 75th anniversary projects. Erin also wrote for UTSW’s development and alumni department and worked for several years as a Senior Communications Specialist for UTSW’s Communications, Marketing, and Public Affairs department. While living in Austin she was Associate Editor for Texas Medicine magazine where her work was recognized with a Barbara Jordan Media Award.
Erin is also the executive producer of the award-winning documentary WONDER WOMEN! THE UNTOLD STORY OF AMERICAN SUPERHEROINES, which traces the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. The film also examines the portrayal of powerful women in mass media and why representation matters. WONDER WOMEN! had its national broadcast on Independent Lens | PBS and was chosen for the Women and Girls Lead initiative, a multiyear public media effort to focus, educate, and connect citizens worldwide in support of women and girls. Additionally, Erin is the founder of Girls That Create, an online platform that offers resources for the parents and caregivers of creative girls.
She holds an M.A. in Gender and International Development from the University of Warwick and a B.A. in Communication from St. Edward’s University. When away from the computer, Erin loves adding to her vinyl collection, reading, and exploring new places with her husband and daughters.