Paul Bruno covered high school and college ice hockey for The Newark Star-Ledger from 1988-2012. A 1984 graduate of Seton Hall University, he played collegiate hockey for the Pirates in the Metropolitan Collegiate Hockey Conference, and was later the head coach from 1986-87. He served as an intern for the New Jersey Devils public relations department during the 1983-84 season, working under then -PR director and current New York Post columnist and Hockey Hall of Fame writer Larry Brooks. Bruno has covered the New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils as well as the ECAC hockey championships in Lake Placid, NY, for The Ledger.

Bruno covered Morris County hockey and contributed to The Star-Ledger Ice hockey Top 20, state rankings, and All-State and All-Area teams from 1996- 2007 before doing the Top 20 from 2007-2012. He selected the All-State and All-County teams during those five seasons and helped navigate the NJSIAA hockey expansion from one Public state championship to the current three public school titles (A, B & C). He has contributed hockey to New Jersey Monthly Magazine, Sideline Chatter, the Hockey Clan and produced the New Jersey Top 10 state rankings, notebook and feature stories for the Hockey Night in Boston from 2016-2021.

He still covers several Morris County hockey teams and has worked in the Cranford school system since 2009. He has been married to his beautiful wife Karen for 35 years and has three wonderful children.

Paul Bruno