CBLDF Wants Your Voice!

Are you an enthusiastic fan of manga and ready to have your say? Are you a devoted fan of comics with a talent for writing and an opinion about your right to read? Are you an educator or librarian who advocates for the First Amendment? Are you a journalism student looking for writing and blogging experience? Are you a law student looking for a way to boost your resume? CBLDF is looking for your voice to add to our roster of bloggers!

With the increasing profile of our website, CBLDF is looking for writers to help generate ongoing features and website resources related to the First Amendment and free speech issues.

We will consider anyone who is interested in contributing! We find ourselves most in need of writers and contributors who can help us cover or update content on the following topics:

• manga
• First Amendment legal cases
• free speech issues in libraries and schools

Each member of our website team will be asked to generate original content about relevant free speech issues for www.cbldf.org on a weekly basis under editorial guidance from the Web Editor. Contributors will be asked to pitch ideas for stories and for resources for the website. They may also be tasked by the Web Editor with specific assignments or articles. Our current contributors cover stories and generate original posts that run the gamut from the history of comics censorship to the international suppression of cartooning voices, so there’s a lot of territory to cover!

The blogging positions are voluntary. Articles will be seen by visitors to www.cbldf.org and cross-posted on CBLDF’s Facebook page, Twitter feed, and weekly newsletter, ensuring that several thousand people will see the articles. Contributors will be able to work from anywhere, set their own schedules, build writing and blogging experience, and boost their resumes. In doing so, contributors will support the important First Amendment work of CBLDF.

If you are enthusiastic about the First Amendment, a good writer, and able to take editorial direction, you’re a perfect candidate — apply today!

To apply, please send your resume and a writing sample to betsy.gomez@cbldf.org.

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of the First Amendment rights of the comics artform and its community of retailers, creators, publishers, librarians, and readers. The CBLDF provides legal referrals, representation, advice, assistance, and education in furtherance of these goals.