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

Battling cancer, a psychiatrist gets personal with his patients

By , Globe Staff

A Beth Israel doctor’s candor is a departure from therapist-patient norms.

Healey vows to keep pursuing Purdue ‘perpetrators’

By , Globe Staff

Attorney General Maura Healey says she won’t be deterred by the OxyContin maker’s bankruptcy filing.

Ruth I. Abrams, the first woman on the state’s highest court, dies at 88

By , Globe Staff

During her 22 years on the Supreme Judicial Court, Ms. Abrams wrote some of the court’s most far-reaching opinions about the modern family, women’s rights, and criminal law.