Associate Editor and Columnist

Joan Vennochi

Joan Vennochi started at the Boston Globe as a researcher on the Spotlight Team and shared in a Pulitzer Prize for a series on the MBTA. Since then, she has covered city, state and national politics; created a business column that explored the intersection of business and politics; and now writes for the Op-ed page. As a member of the Globe editorial board, she also helps formulate and write editorials. She is a graduate of Boston University and Suffolk Law School.

Latest stories

JOAN VENNOCHI

Is there a rift between Cardinal Sean O’Malley and Pope Francis?

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Is Cardinal Sean O’Malley trying to rescue the pope — or replace him?

JOAN VENNOCHI

UMass Boston gets financial breathing space, as Amherst campus encroaches on its turf

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With UMass Amherst’s purchase of Mount Ida college, the potential for overlap with UMass Boston is already clear.

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Charlie Baker is not punishing drug company success by challenging costs

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It all depends on how you measure “success.”

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How Brett Kavanaugh and the ‘complexifier’ of race help Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax

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When it’s he said, she said — deny, deny, deny.