Digital Journalist

John R. Ellement

John R. Ellement is an on-line journalist with 30 years of experience covering breaking news and who continues to report on criminal justice issues in Massachusetts, his primary area of expertise at He was part of the Globe’s coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news coverage in 2014. He has worked as the Globe’s primary state court reporter and covered the Boston police in the 1990s.

He frequently writes the Home Of The Week feature for the Globe’s Address section and He is a graduate of Northeastern University and has taught journalism courses at Boston University’s College of Communication.

Latest stories

Will a Florida appeals court give prosecutors more time to hone their arguments in the Kraft case?

By , Globe Staff

The Fourth District Court of Appeals has not yet publicly responded to request by the Florida attorney general and Palm Beach County State’s Attorney Dave Aronberg.

Richard Stallman resigns from MIT after comments about Jeffrey Epstein

By and , Globe Staff

Stallman, a pioneering computer scientist, has for years written about a variety of issues, including Jeffrey Epstein and the scientist’s own views on pedophilia.

Florida prosecutors still want to prosecute Robert Kraft on misdemeanor charges of soliciting prostitution

By , Globe Staff

Kraft was one of 25 men charged by Jupiter, Fla., police in January as part of an investigation into human trafficking and prostitution.

Home of the Week: For $3.4 million, a Dover mansion with curve appeal

By , Globe Staff

A rose compass inlay in the foyer is a visual hint that it’s something of a journey to travel through this 8,024-square-foot home. |