JODEE BLANCO AS AN EXPERT
AND PERSONAL STORY:
Voice of America’s Bullied Students, “Jodee Blanco, a former victim
who’s dedicated her life to transforming her pain into purpose, is one
of the nation’s pre-eminent authorities on school bullying.
When the media want to understand what’s at the true core of tragedies
like the Phoebe Prince suicide or the Columbine shooting, they often
turn to Jodee because they know her insight comes from a place of deep
personal experience, one that only a survivor turned activist, who now
works with tens of thousands of other lonely, misunderstood children,
She is the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir, Please Stop Laughing At Me…One Woman’s Inspirational Story, referred to by many as the “anti-bullying bible,” and its award-winning sequel Please Stop Laughing at Us... The Sequel To The New York Times Bestseller Please Stop Laughing At Me., both of which are required reading in schools and universities coast to coast.
From fifth grade through high school Jodee was shunned and tormented by
her peers for the same reason so many kids are today, simply for being
different. As an adult, she travels across the country sharing
her story to motivate change. She’s presented her anti-bullying
program It’s NOT Just Joking Around! ™
to tens of thousands of students, teachers and parents at the behest of
such entities as The United States Department of Interior, The United
States Department of Justice, The National Catholic Educational
Association, among many others. Her work has been recognized by The
National Crime Prevention Council, The Department of Health & Human
Services, the National Association of Youth Courts, Special Olympics,
The American School Counselor Association, The National Association of
Middle School Principals, Teacher Magazine and hundreds of
state and local organizations from the PTA and regional law enforcement
coalitions to school safety groups.
Jodee is frequently called upon for interview, including Newsweek,
USA Today (front page story), CNN, NBC, CBS, “The Joy Behar Show”, “The
John Walsh Show” and National Public Radio. She is the go-to expert on
bullying related breaking stories for many of the nation’s top news
networks, including HLN, CNN, Fox News, among others. She has bylined
articles for CNN.com (front page), was the focus of an in-depth
front-page Q&A on Oprah.com, and her life story has been featured
in Parade, Teen Newsweek (cover story), USA TODAY, Teen Guideposts, Hispanic Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, The St. Petersburg Times, and hundreds of local daily newspapers across the United States..
Jodee is articulate, passionate, and very candid. She can address this issue from a perspective others can’t or won’t.
To contact Jodee to be an expert interview please call 708-870-8800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For urgent inquiries or if you’re media deadlining on a breaking story
and want Jodee as as expert, call this number 708-870-8800.
See and hear Jodee Blanco, author of the best-selling Please Stop Laughing At Us... One Survivor's Extraordinary Quest To Prevent School Bullying is one of the leading experts on school bullying and peer abuse/pressure in the United States.
Jodee Blanco is an experienced and savvy radio and television
interview. Below are just a few of the national radio and tv programs
Jodee has been on.
Anderson Cooper 360, Nancy
Grace, PBS, CBS, Fox News, HLN Joy Behar, HLN Jane Velez Mitchell
Please view our Clip Reel.
Diane Rehm, Dave & Bill, Mom’s The Word Talk Show,
Radio Health Journal
Dave and Bill – The Cyberhood Watch