Beth Healy

Beth Healy is an investigative reporter at the Globe. She was part of the Spotlight Team’s Gladiator series and podcast, examining the complex life and death of NFL star Aaron Hernandez. She has covered numerous stories at the intersection of money and policy, from the MBTA pension system’s secret hedge fund losses to the abuse of immigrant domestic workers and construction laborers by employers.

On an earlier Spotlight assignment, Healy was a reporter on the “Debtors’ Hell” series, a Pulitzer finalist that exposed corrupt debt collectors exploiting a broken small-claims court system. She did in-depth reporting on the $3 billion global TelexFree fraud; the bullying of male employees at a prominent Boston health care facility; and millions of dollars in botched state IT contracts. Healy also has reported on the business dealings of political candidates, including Mitt Romney and Charlie Baker.

Latest stories

Prominent professor warned Harvard of sex harassment threat to grad students

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Harvard officials received a detailed warning a year ago by a prominent faculty member that graduate students were vulnerable to sexual harassment by powerful professors.


For sale in the pot industry: political influence

By , , , , and editor Patricia Wen of The Boston Globe Spotlight Team. Ryan wrote this story. ,

Marijuana may be the hot, new retail business in town, but it largely plays by the old political rules.


Mass. marijuana industry is mostly corporate and white. Inside one Boston battle to change that

By , , , , , editor Patricia Wen of the Spotlight Team. This story was written by Dungca and Adams. ,

The race to open Mattapan Square’s first pot shop raises questions about trust and who gets to cash in.

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Aaron Hernandez was emotional, yet hopeful after arrest, new phone calls show

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The recordings included conversations with his fiancee and his mother. The release of the calls prompted Terri Hernandez to make a rare public statement.