McGrory is the editor of The Boston Globe. A 27-year veteran of the Globe, he was previously a Metro columnist and associate editor. Born and raised in Boston and the region, he has also worked as the Globe’s Metro editor, White House reporter, national reporter, general assignment reporter, and suburban reporter.
He won the Scripps-Howard award for commentary and the Sigma Delta Chi award for general column writing in 2011. The Globe was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting in 2014 for its coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, and has been a finalist in four other categories over the last two years.
McGrory has authored four published novels and a memoir about his family’s pet rooster.
From the archives | September 1, 1997
By Brian McGrory and Ellen O’Brien , Globe Staff
President Clinton, appearing on a grassy field near his borrowed villa under a glaring morning sun, offered somber and simple condolences yesterday to Princess Diana’s family.
From the Archives | June 18, 2010
By Brian McGrory , Globe columnist
Wherever Steve Grossman’s campaign took him, he’d wrap up his visit with a stop at the best local ice cream parlor he could find.
From the archives | September 8, 2010
By Brian McGrory , Globe staff
Every slaying is bad. This one is particularly sinister. It was death by design, but with a motive that is impossible to comprehend.
By Brian McGrory , Globe Staff
Charlie’s Sandwich Shoppe in the South End won the James Beard award as an “American Classic” in 2005. For the uninitiated, this award is to cooking what the Oscar is to acting and what the Pulitzer is to journalism.