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

Roger Goodell defends D.C. football team name after Chief Wahoo decision

By , Washington Post

Washington owner Daniel Snyder has vowed to ‘‘never’’ change the team’s nickname.

Two NFL players buy Xbox for kid they spot wearing Kaepernick jersey

By , The Washington Post

Saundra Watts thought the worst when her 10-year-old grandson told her two strangers wanted to buy an Xbox for him. They turned out to be Redskins backs Keith Marshall and Rob Kelley.


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.

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