Assistant Managing Editor, Projects

Scott Allen

Scott Allen is the Assistant Managing Editor for Projects, overseeing the Spotlight Team as well as other investigative and long form reporters. Previously, he was editor of the Spotlight Team, which was a 2017 Pulitzer finalist for a series on the collapse of the mental health care system, “The Desperate and the Dead.” He has also served as the Globe’s health and science editor and environmental reporter, receiving a Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at MIT in 1997-98. He is a graduate of Bowdoin College in Maine.

Latest stories


Jamie Horowitz is out at Fox Sports ‘effective immediately’

By , The Washington Post

One week after he laid off nearly the entire digital writing staff at Fox Sports in a shift of resources toward video, Horowitz is out as the company’s national networks president.

Fox Sports fires Jamie Horowitz amid sexual harassment claims

By , Washington Post

“Everyone at FOX Sports. . . should act with respect and adhere to professional conduct at all times,” the president of Fox Sports said in an e-mail.

An NHL player mistook a fan’s car for Uber, but got a ride anyway

By , Washington Post News Service

Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky hitched a ride home Sunday in an unlikely way.

School’s payments to leader’s trust raise questions

By Jenifer McKim and Koby Levin , The Eye

The Chamberlain International School, which is facing allegations of student abuse, paid more than $800,000 to entities controlled by its executive director.