Brunelle, Jim (1935 - )

Genre: Non-Fiction

James E. 'Jim' Brunelle (born June 16, 1935) had an early career in radio journalism at New England, New York and Washington stations. In the mid 1960s he joined the Maine Broadcasting System radio and televisions stations as a statehouse reporter and political commentator. Four years later he became a print journalist for the Guy Gannett papers in Portland, Waterville, and Augusta. His reporting in both print and the media has earned him several news reporting awards. He lives in Cape Elizabeth, Maine.

In addition to his newspaper work, he has edited/written four books, all of which reflect his interest in Maine history and social culture.

Selected Bibliography

  • Maine Almanac (1978)
  • Over To Home And From Away: Best of Maine Humor (1981)
  • Maine Geographic Book Of Lists: Interesting And Unusual Facts About Maine (1983)
  • The Best Of New England Humor -- Or Pretty Darn Close (1990)