Andrew Ryan

Andrew Ryan is an investigative reporter for The Boston Globe. He joined the newspaper in 2006 as a breaking news reporter. In 2010, he became City Hall bureau chief and covered the final term longtime Mayor Thomas M. Menino and the first term of Mayor Martin J. Walsh. He has worked to keep elected officials accountable and has written about influence peddling in state and city government. He was part of a team of reporters who wrote an award-winning, five-part series about the Bowdoin-Geneva neighborhood of Boston.

Prior to joining the Globe, Ryan wrote for the Associated Press in Boston, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, The Day in New London, Conn., and the Highbridge Horizon in the Bronx.

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


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.

In jail calls, Aaron Hernandez discussed NFL’s reliance on painkillers with former teammates

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Recorded jail calls provide an unfiltered opportunity to hear professional football players talk openly about managing their pain.

10 key points from Gladiator: Aaron Hernandez and Football Inc.

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The Globe Spotlight’s series, for print and podcast, reveals the story of a profoundly troubled young man and the ugly underside of America’s most popular sport.