Reporter

Jon Chesto

Jon Chesto covers the leaders who shape Boston’s business community. He has been reporting on business and politics in New England for the past two decades. Before joining the Globe, he was managing editor at the Boston Business Journal. Prior to that role, he was the business editor at The Patriot Ledger in Quincy. His weekly Ledger column, “Mass. Market,” won several national awards with the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. A graduate of Wesleyan University and Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, he has also worked as a business reporter at the Boston Herald and as a political reporter with Ottaway Newspapers.

Latest stories

Eversource doesn’t have forever to save Northern Pass

By Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

The power-line project was thrown up in the air on Feb. 1, when a New Hampshire site evaluation committee denied a crucial permit.

Boston Beer shares plunge 14 percent

By Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

Shares in Boston Beer Co. plunged nearly 14 percent on Thursday after the brewer reported fourth-quarter earnings and provided guidance for 2018.

Talking Points

Boston Beer’s stock has a bad hangover

By Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

Shares in Boston Beer Co. plunged nearly 14 percent Thursday after the brewer reported fourth-quarter earnings and provided guidance for 2018.

Developers cool to downtown Boston sites the state sees as hot properties

By Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

With no offers despite years of trying, state officials have no plans to market a big site near a train and bus station.