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

Home of the Week: A Cambridge apartment with parking, a gym, and a place to groom Fido

By , Globe Staff

Twenty|20 is a residential high-rise located in that still-evolving neighborhood once known as NorthPoint but now being marketed as Cambridge Crossing. |

Encore Boston Harbor casino gets approval to serve alcohol until 4 a.m. to ‘active gamblers’

By , Globe Staff

The Encore Boston Harbor will be able to provide complimentary drinks until 4 a.m. for gamblers still placing bets on the casino floor.

Man’s body pulled from Muddy River by Boston firefighters

By and , Globe Staff

The victim was pronounced dead at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and there was no evidence of foul play, police said.

Brockton man charged in fatal shooting in Dorchester

By and , Globe Staff

Shakeem McNeill was held without bail at his arraignment Wednesday in Dorchester Municipal Court, where a not-guilty plea was entered on his behalf to a murder charge.