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

WooSox in Polah Pahk? PawSox headed to a new home

By Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

The Pawtucket Red Sox have concluded a lengthy search for a new home by choosing Worcester for a modern ballpark, leaving its long-time home of Pawtucket, R.I.

Staples is hot on the path of a major office supplier

By Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

Office Depot may always be the one that got away. But Staples is back in buying mode.

Mass. CEOs look to get more competitive in D.C.

By Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

The Massachusetts Competitive Partnership seeks to expand its horizon beyond the state.

Vineyard Wind has a big selling point for its power: cheaper prices

By Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

Many energy experts expected low prices, but they were surprised by just how low the numbers were.