Jonathan Saltzman

Jonathan Saltzman has worked at the Boston Globe since 2002 and currently covers biotechnology and the life sciences. He previously covered the federal and state courts and then spent six years on the Spotlight Team. He was part of a team that won a George Polk Award in 2012 for a series on the state’s unusually high rate of acquittal at bench trials for drunk driving. He was also a runner-up for other awards, including a Pulitzer Prize and Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, for a series of stories about dangerous off-campus housing for college students in Boston. Saltzman, a graduate of Brooklyn College, has worked at the Providence Journal, USA Today, the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, and the Poughkeepsie Journal. He also co-hosted a daily magazine show for the NPR station in Rhode Island. He lives in Providence.

Latest stories

Ironwood spinoff Cyclerion hires Busch as innovation officer

By , Globe Staff

Industry veteran previously worked at Shire and Bayer AG.

German drug giant Bayer AG to expand in Kendall Square

By , Globe Staff

The drug company, which has 20 employees in Massachusetts, all of them in Cambridge, plans to add another 150 within three years.

At opioid racketeering trial, defense puts blame on government’s witnesses

By , Globe Staff

Defense attorneys say their clients were being railroaded by the real culprits — former coworkers who cut deals with prosecutors.

In closing argument, prosecution says bribes, brazen quest for profit fueled Insys painkiller sales

By , Globe Staff

Five former Insys executives paid unscrupulous physicians millions in bribes to prescribe a powerful opioid painkiller to patients who shouldn’t have gotten it, the US says.