Brian J. Buchanan

Brian J. Buchanan ( is managing editor/online for the First Amendment Center in Nashville, Tenn. The Web site is the First Amendment Center Online at

Buchanan has also been publications director, director of journalism programs, and media-relations director for the Freedom Forum, which he joined in 1985 as staff writer.

He has worked in public information at the State University of New York College at Brockport and as an advertising copywriter for the Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Co. in Rochester, N.Y. For more than five years he was a copy editor and night news editor at the daily Rochester Democrat and Chronicle newspaper.

Buchanan holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Indiana University and a master's in English from the State University of New York. He lives in Nashville with his wife, Juda.