Debra Bruno oversees a staff of four reporters, two editorial assistants, and three interns and is in charge of Roll Calls Around the Hill feature section, as well as Heard on the Hill and campus coverage. She also runs Roll Calls internship program and chooses candidates for spots three times a year. She has been at Roll Call since 2008.
Before coming to Roll Call, Bruno was a senior editor at Legal Times, where she was responsible for the papers legal business and lobbying coverage. In addition, she wrote a monthly column, Balancing Act, about women and the law, and edited the papers After Hours cultural section. Before Legal Times, she was a senior editor at Moment, a bi-monthly Jewish magazine. For many years, Bruno taught English and journalism at the college level, most recently at the George Washington University.
A freelance writer, Bruno regularly reviews books for the Chicago Sun-Times. Her essays, articles and reviews have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times and other publications.
Bruno no longer works at Roll Call.