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Political, Government & Public Safety Bloggers Wanted: Share Your Voice on Patch!

Patch is home to bloggers from a huge variety of backgrounds. Join us and connect with your community today!

Do you work or volunteer at city hall, the fire department, the park service, or library? Do you have news you’d like to share (press releases, calendar items, photos) with the community? Are you a local politician? You’re in luck.

At Patch, we offer a free blogging platform for you to post locally-relevant information, news and events -- all while connecting with our established audience of readers close to home. You can even repurpose already-existing content from your own website, newsletter or blog.

Maybe you work with the area library and want to promote news of an upcoming author reading, are a politician who wants to connect with local constituents or have photos from a recent park district event you’d like to share.

Blogging is an easy, fun way to communicate, engage and inform. Best of all, your blog is a place to share everything and anything you'd like (so long as it plays by our Terms of Use).

Think of it as your little corner of the digital universe. You can dress it up however you'd like, and post whenever and however you want. And, because your content is important to us, every post is highlighted on the homepage, in our daily newsletter and promoted on social media.

Ready to get started? Email Community Editor Christine Huard at christine.huard@patch.com and I'll set you up. 

Questions? Ask me! I'm here to help.

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