Introducing Norman Runnion

People / Jan. 16, 2003 12:00am EST

Introducing Norman Runnion

Norman Runnion of Brookfield will be reporting from Montpelier for The Herald, writing a weekly column on politics and government.

Runnion is a former editor of the Brattleboro Reformer, in which capacity he covered the statehouse from 1969-1990. He then spent eight years as rector of St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Fairlee, retiring in 2001.

Previously, Runnion was a correspondent for United Press International (UPI) for 13 years. While in Washington, he headed the national news desk following the assassination of President Kennedy. In Paris he covered Charles DeGaulle and in London, he covered Winston Churchill. He recently was elected justice of the peace in Brookfield, where he lives with his wife Linda.

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